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.
You will be taught face to face in a classroom situation. Visiting specialists will give talks about their experiences to enhance your learning.
Please contact your local centre for start dates for this course.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
You may be able to progress to vocational qualifications (SVQ) Social Services (Children and Young People) or NC Early Education and Childcare.
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To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.