What is special about this course?
This course will enable you to understand child development from pre-birth to 16 and the roles and responsibilities of practitioners, other professionals, parents/carers and others in contributing to the development of children and young people. You will gain knowledge, understanding and skills that will help youto contribute to the development of children in personal and professional contexts.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre but it would be beneficial to have completed National 5 Early Education and Childcare (Skills for Work). Alternatively you should have achieved a minimum of 3 National 5 qualifications in any subject, and ideally have experience of at least one Higher in any subject.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Skills for Work
You will be taught face to face in a classroom situation. Visiting specialists will give talks about their experiences to enhance your learning.
How long will my course last?
1 Academic Years
Where can I study my course?
- Argyll College UHI
- Local Centres
Please contact your local centre for start dates for this course.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
You may be able to progress to vocational qualifications (SVQ) Social Services (Children and Young People) or NC Early Education and Childcare.
Is there more information available online?
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