What is special about this course?
This course is suitable for potential students looking to pursue a career working with children and young teenagers. It is practical in nature and the delivery of theoretical knowledge compliments the time spent on placements.
Your commitment to this field and desire to work with children should be evident from your personal statement.
All candidates are required to complete a short piece of work at interview.
All candidates are required to complete a PVG Disclosure Scotland check.
If you are a school leaver you must have 4 Standard Grades at 2 or above/4 National 5 including English and other relevant academic subjects; ie History, Modern Studies, equivalent units may be accepted.
This course covers theoretical aspects of child development, child health, childcare, managing behaviour and play and curriculum, but it also has a strong practical element. Work placement is a crucial part of the course with all the students completing three blocks of work in an early years’ setting. Students also have the opportunity to sit a Higher in Early Years Education.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
Work placement is a crucial part of the course with all the students completing work placements in an early years’ setting.
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- Progression onto HNC Early Education & Childcare
- SVQ Level 3 Children's Care Learning & Development
- Employment as a support worker in an education setting
- BA Child and Youth Studies (dependent on Higher results).
Is there more information available online?
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