Preparing to work in Early Education and Childcare (Skills Boost/YPG)

Course Content

This course will support you in learning about the skills, values and knowledge you need to work in a variety of early learning and childcare settings. You will learn why these skills, values and knowledge are important to your practice with children and young people and working with others. This course will help you learn about the wide variety of early learning and childcare provision that is available and how it meet the needs of children and their families. The course will also help you identify the various opportunities within this sector, the qualifications you need to undertake these roles and possible career pathways available.

Entry Requirements

You should be interested in working with children and young people. You may already work in the sector and would like to enhance your knowledge or are new to the sector and looking to reskill.

Method of Assessment

Online quizzes and activities.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this course can lead to further study in this area including work-based opportunities such as apprenticeships or SVQs.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • This course is currently free as part of our Skills Boost Activity but would normally cost £150.00
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