Childhood Practice (Level 5)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus


A career in childhood practice is so much more than just a job. Each and every day can be different, full of variety, adventures and experiences. Take your first step towards changing your life and the lives of children in this rewarding career.

Subjects Include:
Play in Early Learning and Childcare; Working in Early Learning and Childcare; Children and Young People: Rights and Protection; Development and Wellbeing of Children and Young People; Developing Meta-skills for Childhood Practice; Communication; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English. 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

NC Early Education and Childcare or HNC Childhood Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Childhood Practice

SCQF Level