SFW Early Education and Childcare (National 5)
All Ayrshire SchoolsThis course is for school pupils only
Kilmarnock Campus Tuesday/Thursday 2pm-4pm
Kilwinning Campus Tuesday/Thursday 2pm-4pm
Ayr Campus Tuesday/Thursday 2pm-4pm
Duration: 1 Year
The course is designed as an introduction to Early Education and Childcare at Level 5 and gives you an understanding of the demands and responsibilities of working in the sector. It also provides suitable progression if you have studied the Level 4 Early Education and Childcare course.
National 5 Skills for Work: Early Education and Childcare is an introductory qualification that develops the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for working within the sector, including:
You will study four Units and these are:-
To achieve the Course award you must successfully achieve all the Units listed above.
Ideally you should be working towards National 5. There will be an interview and you need, to show that you want to learn new skills, have a real interest in the area and that you are committed to consistent and full attendance throughout the course.
The assessments used in this Course will allow you to demonstrate a competence in key knowledge, skills and attitudes required in early education and childcare sector. Assessment approaches will include closed book and project based activities.
This Course may provide you with opportunities to progress to:-
I learned a lot about early education last year on the level 4 course but we've built on that a lot this year and I'm really sure this the area I'd like to work in. It's been great studying at college this year. I'm coming to do Early Education fulltime next year and being here, getting to know the lecturers and the building has made me a lot more confident about coming to college next year.