On this course you will attend an extensive placement in a childcare setting or an enhanced 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 including supporting additional support needs, child development, play and core skill communication along with food hygiene and moving and handling practical training.
This course can lead to progression to employment as an early years support assistant or a learning care assistant. Progression to level 7 full-time programmes may also be an option.
Please note this is an intensive course where you will be expected to attend 5 days per week.
Two 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
Reflective accounts, class activities, written reports, essays, assessments and presentations.
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.
26 Aug 2024
- 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