Early Learning and Childcare

Introduction to Childcare

Full-time

Available at 2 campuses

Overview


This course is ideal if you are looking to undertake a career in childcare. It enables adults returning to study, or students with few or no qualifications, the opportunity to gain entry to further Early Education and Childcare courses. Topics covered on the course will provide you with the basic core and interpersonal skills needed for working in a childcare context.

 

Course Information


Motivation, enthusiasm and a genuine interest in working with children. An interview is part of the selection process. You must also provide one suitable reference.

Please note to be eligible for this course you must be 16 by 31st October 2020 due to health and safety legislation.

Your place on the course will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check in the form of an enhanced PVG. 

Units covered on this course include:

  • Child Development
  • Play in Early Education and Childcare
  • Working in Early Education and Childcare
  • Parenting
  • Personal Learning
  • Communications
  • Numeracy and ICT.

National 5-based courses such as the Preparation for Childcare.

Classes Available

Coatbridge

Full-time

  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 24 Aug 2020

Motherwell

Full-time

  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 24 Aug 2020