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HNC Early Education and Childcare with 3 PDA units

West Lothian College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Uncategorised

Course Description

HNC Early Education and Childcare with 3 PDA units Care Level of Qualification: HNC SCQF level: 7 Duration: One academic year Start date: September On this course you will learn and develop skills relevant to early education and childcare. Successful completion of this course allows the candidate to register at the level known as 'Practitioner' What you will learn You will gain knowledge in subjects such as curriculum development, theoretical approaches, children's rights and child behaviour, and initially, you would be trained to work with children between the ages of 3 and 7. Opportunities during the course You will have the opportunity to undertake workplace experienceplacement to develop industry-relevant knowledge and skills. What you need Communication (e.g. Higher English, Communication at Higher or Written English at Higher) on their Core Skills Profile. Experience in a childcare or related setting (or be willing to undertake some, with the direction of course staff, before starting the course). It is desirable that candidates have IT skills for presentation of assessments. Entry is by interview, at which a written piece of work will be requested. What next? Education: Possible progression to HND Childhood Practice or alternatively, you could use your qualification to apply for a degree programme offered at higher education colleges and universities. Employment: Jobs in childcare within statutory, voluntary or private organisations (eg schools, nurseries, crches and family centres). There are also opportunities in hospitals, special needs settings and possibly social work provision.

HNC Early Education and Childcare with 3 PDA units Care Level of Qualification: HNC SCQF level: 7 Duration: One academic year Start date: September On this course you will learn and develop skills relevant to early education and childcare. Successful completion of this course allows the candidate to register at the level known as 'Practitioner' What you will learn You will gain knowledge in...

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