What is special about this course?
Learn while you work with Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs). Modern apprenticeships in Scotland are available for people who are aged over 16 and in employment. With on-the-job training and regular meetings in the workplace you can gain a recognised qualification without studying full-time. Funding for MAs can be gained from Skills Development Scotland.
This course is designed to allow students to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and support their work with children and young people. The course is run by highly skilled assessors with extensive experience in all aspects of working with children that will support the student in their learning of underpinning childhood theory that supports their work in practice.
To apply you should have six months experience of working in a childcare or education setting and have a good standard of written communication.
Units are work based and assessors will engage with the student and their employer to enable ongoing assessments to take place on their practice. The units of study on this course will be chosen in conjunction with the student and their employer to ensure that they reflect their workplace setting.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Work based
How long will my course last?
Work based - Up to a maximum of 18 months
Where can I study my course?
- Perth College UHI
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Progression can be made SVQ 4 Social Services (Children and Young People) or BA Childhood Practice.
Is there more information available online?
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