Pathways to Childcare

Course Content

The aim of this course is to ensure learners gain the knowledge, skills and attributes required to work as a highly-trained practitioner, who will play a key role in ensuring that children and young people learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. 

This course runs on a full-time basis for 16 weeks at college. During this time you will experience how an everyday practitioner carries out their role in caring for children by having hands-on practical experience as well as a portfolio of written work to support your practical learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Future Prospects

Successful completion, and satisfactory reference, may allow progression to HNC level courses, a Modern Apprenticeship or employment. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    08 Feb 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    16 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.
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