Fast Track to HNC Childhood Practice

Course Content

This January start course includes various SQA units in child care subjects such as: Child Development, Services for Children & Young People, Supporting Children’s Behaviour, as well as Communication at Level 5. Learners are also expected to engage in some volunteering in a child care setting in order to relate theory learned in college to practice. 

Entry Requirements

Three National 5s (in academic subjects) and willingness to undertake volunteering in a child care setting.

Method of Assessment

Summative assessments, class activities, written reports and essays, presentations plus an externally marked, project-based assessment.

Future Prospects

Successful completion may lead to progression to HNC Childhood Practice. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    11 Jan 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    17 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

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