Childhood Practice (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


NC Childhood Practice provides an integrated programme of theory and practical activity at SCQF Level 6. It is an exciting time to begin a career in childhood practice and this course provides a solid foundation of knowledge and practical skills which will support anyone interested in working in an Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) environment. The course also includes a practical training placement which provides valuable work experience.

Subjects include: Communication; Developing an Understanding of Working with Children; Child Development Theory; Services for Children and Young People; Play in Early Education and Childcare; Child Development.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English; or NQ Childcare (Level 5); interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or SVQ course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Early Learning and Childcare

SCQF Level