Into Childcare (NPA Social Services, Children and Young People) (Level 6)

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Auchtertyre Campus, Broadford Campus, Fort William Campus, Gairloch Campus, Kilchoan Campus, Kinlochleven Campus, Mallaig Campus, Portree Campus, Strontian Campus, Ullapool Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The new "Into Childcare" course is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge required by employers and service users to increase the number of childcare workers in the local area. You will develop skills and knowledge in a number of childcare subjects that will prepare you for working with young children.

It will also prepare you for the possibility of taking your learning to a higher level by progressing to NC and HNC courses should you wish to further your skills (additional qualifications required).

Entry Requirements

Interest in working in early education and childcare.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

10 weeks


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level