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Childhood Practice (Level 5)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Granton Campus, Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus

Content

Working with young children and helping them learn essential skills for life is very rewarding and worthwhile. With the expansion of Early Learning and Childcare services across Scotland, there are lots of jobs available. This is a flexible career, with a variety of different ways to train and study to qualify as an Early Learning professional.

Course includes:
Development and Wellbeing of Children and Young People; Children and Young People: Practice and Process of Play; Working with Children and Young People; Preparation for work placement; Health and Wellbeing of Children in a Practical Setting; Communication – Core Skill Certificate at SCQF Level 5. Those who successfully achieve this course will be awarded the SQA certificate in Playwork and Childcare at SCQF 5.

Entry Requirements

Relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. 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

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks

Department

Childhood Practice

SCQF Level

5

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