Childhood Practice with ESOL (Level 5)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This course is designed to support progression to further study to become an Early Learning and Childcare practitioner or support worker.

Alongside studying for the Skills for Work Early Learning and Childcare National 5 Group Award you will also develop a range of Meta-skills, relating to Childhood Practice, that will support your personal and professional development now and in your future career.

You will improve your ability to understand and produce spoken and written English by working towards the English for Speakers of Other Languages National 5 Award, focusing on every day and work contexts and will focus on the vocabulary required to work in the Early Learning and Childcare sector.

What you will learn:
Play in early learning and childcare; Working in early learning and childcare; Children and young people: rights and protection; Development and wellbeing of children and young people; English for speakers of other languages; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. 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

Childhood Practice (NC Early Education and Childcare)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Childhood Practice

SCQF Level