This course aims to provide a qualification for people who are interested in working with children in a variety of childcare settings. The qualification covers the generic knowledge and understanding of working with children combined with skills and qualities to allow you to gain employment in the childcare sector, or to progress to a higher qualification in childcare.
You should have National 4 qualifications, including English or have suitable experience. You will be invited to discuss your application with a member of the college staff. You will undergo an enhanced Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check when you start your course.
You will study units which include:
You will also be expected to attend a work placement in a childcare setting.
Face to face teaching
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
You may progress onto appropriate Level 6 or 7 qualifications from this course.
This level of qualification allows registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and therefore employment within the childcare sector or progression onto higher qualifications.
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.