Childcare Academy - Level 6

Course Content

On this course you will attend an extensive placement in a childcare setting to support you to complete the full SVQ Level 2 in Social Services Children and Young People. You will also study a range of other childcare related subjects. This course can lead to progression to employment as an early years support assistant or a learning care assistant. Progression to HNC Childhood Practice full-time programme may also be an option. 

Entry Requirements

Three National 5s at grade C or above (or equivalent). Applicants who have successfully completed National 5 Child, Health and Social Care or National 5 Certificate in Early Education and Childcare will also be considered. Mature applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. Selection is based on: personal statement, qualifications and/or experience, one satisfactory reference and completion of a short written task. All applicants will require an acceptable PVG record.

Method of Assessment

Summative assessments, class activities, written reports, essays and presentations.

Future Prospects

This course can lead to progression to employment as an early years support assistant or a learning care assistant. Progression to HNC Childhood Practice full-time programme may also be an option.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level

    6

  • Duration

    36 Weeks

  • 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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