Childhood Practice (Level 6)

UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus


This course is practical in nature with classroom work complimenting the skills learned on placement.

This award is a recognised qualification with the SSSC as a support practitioner.

This course covers child development, health and wellbeing, managing behaviour and play.

Workplacement may form a part of the course with all students completing experience within an early learning and childcare.

You may also have the opportunity to sit a Higher in Childcare and Development.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English; or Introduction to Childhood Practice (Level 5); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and written test.

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.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education and Applied Sciences

SCQF Level