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  • Start date:   August 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
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    SCQF Level:   07


This is a 2 year course suitable for those who wish to work as early learning and childcare practitioners. This is a practice qualification and workplace experience is included.

Start Date: August 2020
Days of Week: Tuesday 
Time: 6.00 - 9.00pm
Duration:   2 years
Cost: £750 per year

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • What the course includes

    This course will teach students about lifespan development theoretical approaches, support for play, learning and development. 

    In addition to 'Leadership Starts with Me' students will also learn about health, wellbeing and safeguarding, care in contemporary society and collaborative working.

Why choose this course?

This qualification will allow you to work with children and young people aged between 0 and 18 years.

Entry Requirements

  • You should ideally be employed in an Early Years setting
  • Two Highers (including English)
  • A keen interest in working with children and young people
  • Relevant life experience
  • If you are not currently employed in a childcare setting you will be required to complete workplace placements over the period of the course
  • Where it leads


    • Progression onto HND Childhood Practice
    • Progression onto Degree level courses


    • This qualification will allow registration with SSSC at Practitioner level
    • Enhanced employment opportunities

Interview Arrangements

An interview is required for this course.

Fees, Finance and Funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.