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Introduction to Childcare

Glasgow Kelvin College

Venues

Springburn Campus, East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus

Content

The Introduction to Childcare course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the foundations of Early Education and Childcare for children 0-12 years. It is a theory based course that has many practical elements included, involving both group participation and individual tasks.

Learners will have to opportunity to visit a variety of childcare establishments and listen to guest speakers which will assist them in making positive decisions for future study or work.

Child Development; Play in Early Learning and Childcare; Maintenance of a Safe Environment; Community Achievement awards; Working in Early Education and Childcare.

Campus location may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.

Progression Routes

NC Early Education and Childcare Level 5 or employment as a nursery assistant or in an out of school care setting.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Childcare and Early Education

SCQF Level

4