Childhood Practice

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This qualification is suitable for learners who hold a practitioner qualification as specified by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). The key features included in this award focus on the job roles of those aspiring to advance their practice within the Childhood Practice sector. The award will give learners the opportunity to consolidate and reflect on their own work experience and to advance their learning beyond that of practitioner role. You should be working in or have access to a placement in the Childhood Practice sector.

You will study various subjects including:

Enhanced professional practice; Leadership and team working; Integrated and collaborative working; Policy to practice; Pedagogical approaches; Graded unit 2; Sociology of childhood; Supporting and managing the protection of individuals; and 2 SVQ units.

Entry Requirements

HNC Childhood Practice. Interview.

Progression Routes

Possible progression to University BA Childhood Studies.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level