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Childhood Practice & SVQ Provision

Introduction to Early Years and Primary Teaching (SCQF 6) (SCP)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This course is part of the Schools and College Partnership provision delivered by Edinburgh College. This course is for School Pupils only.

The course is designed to develop some of the essential skills and knowledge required for further study and to work in the fast-growing sectors of Early Learning & Childcare and Primary Teaching. 

This course has been specifically designed to support students to develop a good underpinning knowledge of Child development and theories of development, along with providing a clear overview of how language, literacy and numeracy could be supported in an educational setting, and the key role that the adult plays in supporting this process.  On completion of these units, along with Higher English, students will be entitled to study the HNC Childhood Practice practitioner award at Edinburgh College or may also use the solid foundations of what has been covered in this course to support an application for a primary school teaching qualification.

For further information or if you have any questions, please contact Duncan Munro at Duncan.Munro@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

 

What you will learn

This course has been designed to cover key areas of learning relevant to further study in Primary School teaching and Childhood practice.

Units include:

  • Child Development
  • Child Development Theory
  • Supporting Language, Literacy and Numeracy in an Educational Setting

Placement information

  • There is no placement/work experience on this course

How the course is assessed

  • This course is assessed using a range of methods, continually throughout the course

Number of days per week

  • This course is delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 13.30 to 16.00.
  • This course will be delivered online using Teams and Moodle.
  • We recommend that students on this course will require additional time for self-study.

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must have either achieved or be working towards Higher English.
  • Selection will be based on entry requirements and the applicant's personal statement which should be submitted as part of the application process.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Selection will be based on entry requirements and the applicant's personal statement which should be submitted as part of the application process.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Successful completion of this course and a progression meeting, alongside achievement of Higher English will guarantee progression on to a full-time HNC Childhood Practice course at Edinburgh College.

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Part time 23/08/22 41 Weeks

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