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Early Education & Childcare - Higher NC

(SCQF level 6)

Health, Social Care & Early Education, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

If you want to work under supervision in childcare, this course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding you need. You will learn the relevant concepts, theories, principles and practical skills along with a work placement ensuring you have valuable transferable skills to shine in the workplace.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Five National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
  • NC Child, Health and Social Care Level 5; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject.
  • You'll also need to provide a reference from your most recent educational provider (if you're in education) or employer.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You’ll study:

  • Child Development Theory.
  • Services for Children & Young People. 
  • Care & Feeding of Children. 
  • Play in Early Education Practice. 
  • Supporting Children’s Behaviour.

After the course

Careers

Possible employment in the Early Years sector.

Continuing Study

Possible progression to HNC Childhood Practice.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is taught using a variety of learning and teaching methods.

Assessment methods

Various methods of assessment used to meet the needs of the students, SQA requirements and college quality procedures.

Additional Information

Dress code

College Polo Shirt when out on placement.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus