HNC Childhood Practice - Arbroath Campus, 26 Aug 2024

This course offers opportunities for you to advance your skills, knowledge and experience to develop a career within Childhood Practice.


Dundee and Angus College, Arbroath
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This course is available on the Dundee and Angus College website.



Arbroath Campus

Course Content

This course offers opportunities for you to advance your skills, knowledge and experience to develop a career within Childhood Practice. You will study a range of topics relevant to working with children and young people.

Practical and work based experiences are also an important element of the course. You can either use your employment or alternatively a placement organised by the College (these must be within the Early Years Sector).

An acceptable PVG record check is required.

Entry Requirements

Two Highers at C grade or above, preferably English, plus experience of working with children or successful completion of a relevant SCQF Level 6 qualification, for example: NC Early Education and Childcare or Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services Children and Young People.

Selection is based on: personal statement, qualifications, experience, reference and a written exercise.

Method of Assessment

Integrated assessments in a variety of formats including reports, graded unit, work experience portfolio and a workplace observation. Your practice is assessed whilst on placement.

Future Prospects

Possible progression to PDA Childhood Practice (SCQF Level 8) or employment at practitioner level. This programme meets the registration requirements for SSSC for Early Years Practitioner. 

About Dundee and Angus College

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Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland. Created in 2013, the college is a merger of Angus College and Dundee College.

Whatever your age or background, Dundee and Angus College offer a wide range of courses all designed to help improve your future study and employment prospects.

The college aims to provide all of their learners with the very best learning experience in an atmosphere of respect and support. They endeavour to help you succeed in your course, and progress in your chosen career.

Dundee and Angus College is for learners at all stages of their learning journey; if you’ve just left school or need to re-train or learn a new skill in later life, their courses and services are designed to support you.

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