HNC Childhood Practice

Course Content

This course offers opportunities for you to advance your skills, knowledge and experience to develop a career within Childhood Practice. You will study a range of topics relevant to working with children and young people. Practical experiences are also an important element of the course. You can either use your employment or alternatively a placement organised by the College (these must be within the Early Years Sector). An acceptable PVG record check is required.


Part-time evening option - Placement must be organised by the student.

Entry Requirements

Two Highers at C grade or above, preferably English, plus experience of working with children or successful completion of a relevant SCQF Level 6 qualification, for example: NC Early Education and Childcare or Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services Children and Young People. Applicants will be assessed on personal statement, qualifications, experience, reference and a written exercise completed at a group information session. 

Method of Assessment

Integrated assessments in a variety of formats including reports, audio/visual, graded unit, work experience portfolio and a workplace observation.

Future Prospects

Possible progression to PDA/HND Childhood Practice (SCQF Level 8) or employment at practitioner level. This programme meets the registration requirements for SSSC for Early Years Practitioner. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    11 Jan 2022

  • SCQF Level

    7

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • Course Fee

    £1,480

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