Early Learning and Childcare

SWAP Access to Childhood Practice

Full-time

Available at Cumbernauld

Overview


Access to Childhood Practice is part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) and is specifically for people who have been out of full-time education for at least 5 years. It prepares adult returners for entry into Higher Education within college or university.

Course Information


  • Applicants must be 5 years out of education
  • Relevant work experience would be beneficial (not essential)
  • Successful performance at interview
  • PVG check
  • Suitable references

Units include:

  • Child development
  • Children and Young People Practice of Play
  • Safeguarding of children and young people
  • Supervised Toothbrushing in Nurseries and Schools
  • Forest Kindergarten
  • Supporting a Curriculum in EECC

This course includes a practical placement 1 day per week and 3 days in College. 9am-4pm

All subjects will be taught and assessed as a continuous process, with no end-of-course examinations. A combination of workbooks, practical activities, and written assessments are used to assess the level of knowledge and understanding.

HNC Childhood Practice

Classes Available

Cumbernauld

Full-time

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