Social Services (Children and Young People) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This course is flexible and work based aiming to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in early years and childcare settings.

You will use an electronic portfolio to gather the practice and knowledge required to fulfil the occupational standards for the course.


Entry requirements

Applicants must be working with children 0-16 on a regular basis. This course is not appropriate for school leavers.

You will study topics such as safeguarding, communication, health, safety and security.    


    How will I study my course?

    • Part Time
    • Flexible
    • Work based
    • Part time
    • Work based


    How long will my course last?

    12-18 Month

    This course is flexible and workbased.

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date

    October and March 


    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies
    • BA (Hons) Childhood Practice

    Is there more information available online?

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness 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.