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Childhood Practice

Edinburgh College

Venues

Granton Campus, Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus

Content

The HNC Childhood Practice is for applicants interested in a career in the early education, childcare or playwork sectors or for those wishing to pursue further study for example, within Childhood Practice or Primary Education. This qualification is accepted by the Scottish Social Services Council for registration as a practitioner in the daycare of children service.

This is a nationally recognised qualification and valued award for people who want to work in a variety of settings, supporting children and young people with varying needs.

This course will teach the importance of play to children's development, leadership skills, a thorough understanding of child development theories, strategies to support children with additional support needs, how to understand and support children's behaviour, contemporary family issues, collaborative working and the importance of health, wellbeing and safeguarding.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English, or Childhood Practice (Level 6), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Relevant experience is preferable but not essential.

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

BA Childhood Practice or Childhood Practice (PDA)

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Childhood Practice

SCQF Level

7