Higher Childcare & Development


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Higher Childcare and Development enables you to understand child development and factors that influence development from pre-birth to 16. Students will study theories of development and the way these are applied to working with children and young people, and develop awareness of initiatives and strategies used to inform current childhood practice.


Level SCQF 6

Delivery Online | Monday, 9am to 4pm

Access all of your learning or assessments via Brightspace, our virtual learning environment, or Google classrooms using a mixture of self directed study and online discussion boards.

Location Remote

Duration 1 Year


Entry requirements

Three passes at National 5 (one in a literacy based subject). You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the early years, childcare and playwork sector, and have an interest in working in this sector.