Childhood Practice (Level 4)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


Childhood Practice Level 4 is an engaging, interactive and challenging course that introduces you to the skills and knowledge required for a career in childcare.

A career in childhood practice is so much more than just a job. Each and every day can be different, full of variety, adventures and experiences. Take your first step towards changing your life and the lives of children in this rewarding career.

Subjects Include:
Play in Early Learning and Childcare; Working in Early Learning and Childcare; Care of Children; Child Development; Introduction to Meta-skills for Childhood Practice; Communication; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must demonstrate a passion to work in Childhood Practice and have a good standard of both written and spoken English.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at NC Level

Start Date



National 4

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Childhood Practice

SCQF Level