What is special about this course?
This course is aimed at students who may be considering a career in Child Care or Education. The course will provide you with an insight into working in Early Learning and Child Care settings. You will develop your knowledge of the sector; gain a range of practical skills and grounding in child development. This will prepare you to work in a variety of settings or for further study.
This Skills for Work course is open to Secondary 3 and 4 pupils.
All applicants will be interviewed.
- Child Development
- Play in Early Education and Childcare
- Working in Early Education and Childcare
- Maintenance of a Safe Environment for Children
On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded SQA accreditation at National 4 level.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Day release
- Skills for Work
How long will my course last?
Part time - alternate Fridays over two years (18 sessions in year one and 12 in year two). 9.15am to 3.30pm.
For Secondary 3 and 4 pupils.
Where can I study my course?
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Academic and Career: You can progress on to either our full-time National Certificate (NC) Level 5 Child, Health and Social Care or full-time NC in Early Education and Childcare courses, or SVQ training, a modern apprenticeship or employment.
You could also progress to the Foundation Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care (for S5/6 pupils).
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.