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.
Work placement is a crucial part of the course with all the students completing work placements in an early years’ setting.
Continuous assessment throughout each unit and on placement.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.