• Early Years

    HNC Childhood Practice (Year 1)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6pm-9pm for 34 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.

  • Start Date

    From 3 Sep 2019

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Applicants must be able to evidence a minimum of 20 days relevant and recent work or voluntary experience in an early years setting.

What's Involved

This course will provide candidates with a deep understanding of the values and principles which underpin the Standards for Childhood Practice. It is designed to help learners develop the essential knowledge and skills required to work in early education and childcare settings and reflect the complex nature of the Profession. It will enable candidates to integrate knowledge, theory and practice effectively in the context of current Legislation & Policy including SSSC Code of Practice and National Care Standards.

This course prepares candidates to register with the SSSC at ‘practitioner’ level or progressing to the Higher Education.

Course content:

  • Leadership starts with me
  • Lifespan development theoretical approaches
  • Promote Effective Communication
  • Support for Play learning and development
  • Language Literacy and Numeracy
  • Working with Children age options



This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA), Fee Waiver and PTFG funding depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab to the right.

Any course over £150 is eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558

Start Date

3 Sep 2019



Start Date

3 Sep 2019



Start Date

3 Sep 2019



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