Access to HNC Childhood Practice (SWAP)

South Lanarkshire College


You’ll study child development, children and young people practice of play, safeguarding of children and young people, outdoor play, and supporting a curriculum in early education and childcare.

Entry Requirements

Scottish Wider Access Programmes (SWAP) are for adults who have few or no formal qualifications and who have been out of full-time education for at least three years (five years if you have Highers or an Higher National qualification.

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



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time


Childcare and Early Education

SCQF Level