Childcare and Development

South Lanarkshire College


Course will include substantial placement experience.

Child development; Child development theory; Play in practice; Supporting children’s behaviour; Supporting children’s rights and entitlements; Supporting a curriculum in an early years and childcare setting; Developing an understanding of working with children; First aid; HIV, related Illness, hep. B and C; Services for children and young people; Develop an understanding of working with children (workplace experience); Play in practice (workplace experience); Supporting a curriculum (workplace experience); Introduction to early years curriculum; Added value project.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. You should be aged 16 or over at beginning of course. References and 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

HNC Childhood Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Early Education and Child Care

SCQF Level