Introduction to Early Learning and Childcare
What is special about this course?
This course introduces Child development, the importance of Play in Early Learning, Working in Early Learning and Childcare, and Parenting with children aged 0-16 years.
This is an ideal course for anyone with an interest in working with children.
You will gain an understanding of how children develop, how play promotes development, the skills you need to work with children, different types of childcare settings and the role and responsibilities of a parent.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course
What topics will I study?
- How children develop
- How play promotes development
- Different childcare settings
- Roles and responsibilities of a parent
How will I study my course?
This course will be delivered in our virtual online classroom in real-time so you will interact with your lecturer and fellow students in ‘live lessons'.
How long will my course last?1 Academic Year
Where can I study my course?
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
Is there more information available online?
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HIS COURSE IS PART OF OUR SCHOOLS-LINK SENIOR PHASE PROGRAMME AND IS EMBEDDED IN YOUR OPTION CHOICES AT SCHOOL. IF THIS COURSE IS OFFERED BY YOUR SCHOOL SPEAK TO YOUR GUIDANCE TEACHER AND REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM.
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll 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.