Childhood Practice

South Lanarkshire College


The course includes care in contemporary society, leadership starts with me, health wellbeing and safeguarding, lifespan development theoretical approaches, effective communication, health, safety and security in the work setting, reflective practice learning, graded unit 1, support for play learning and development and promoting language literacy and numeracy.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or 1 Higher and a relevant Foundation Apprenticeship; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You must be able to communicate effectively. 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

HND Childhood Practice, HND Additional Support, degree in relevant subject

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Childcare and Early Education

SCQF Level