HNC (SCQF Level 7)


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Care


  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

This course develops essential skills, knowledge and understanding of current workplace practice, legislations, policies and frameworks required to work within in a childhood practice setting. Upon completion, candidates are eligible to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at practitioner level. This course provides a great opportunity to gain a nationally and professionally recognised group award.

What you will experience

In-depth understanding of:

  • Protection and participation
  • Contemporary issues for children and families
  • Promoting language, literacy and numeracy in early education and childcare
  • Working with those who have additional support needs
  • How to understand/support child behaviour
  • Rights and provision

A mandatory placement opportunity will be provided to students who demonstrate appropriate skills and values required in a real working environment. During work placement, students are required to work alongside the placement team and gather evidence for the SVQ units, and other workplace related units.