Social Services: Children and Young People (Level 6)

UHI Perth


Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This course provides a theoretical background to working with children, as well as developing practical skills. It relates to care, learning and development of children and takes an overall look at the study of children in early education and childcare settings.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. You may also be required to attend for interview.

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.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the award will enable you to gain access to employment within a social service setting. You will be able to progress onto a variety of degree courses following successful interview.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level