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Access to Childhood Practice (SWAP)

West College Scotland

Venues

Greenock (Waterfront) Campus

Content

If you would like a career in Early Learning and Childcare, but lack the necessary qualifications, this could be the course for you. Access to Childhood Practice is part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) and is specifically for people who have been out of full-time education for at least 5 years. It prepares adult returners for entry into Higher Education within college or university.

You'll learn about:
Child development theory; The holistic needs of children and young people; Working with children in an early education and childcare setting; The importance of play; The curriculum for early years; Importance of safeguarding children and young people.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

After successfully completing this course, you will have the skills needed to get a role at support worker level or you could progress to the HNC Childhood Practice Award.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Child Care

SCQF Level

5