NC (SCQF Level 6)


1 year (typically 3 days a week in College plus one day per week on placement with scheduled block weeks on placement)


29 Aug 2022


  • Care


  • Aberdeen City Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

Following on from the Childcare & Development course, this course allows students to develop knowledge and understanding of the Early Years/Childcare sector. Upon completion, candidates are eligible to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at support worker level. The course also provides candidates with the underpinning knowledge required for the HNC Childhood Practice course. A mandatory placement opportunity is provided to students who demonstrate the appropriate skills and values.

What you will experience

  • How children develop
  • How adults can meet the needs of children
  • How to plan effective play and learning opportunities
  • How to promote children’s rights and entitlements