PATHWAYS FOR MEN INTO CHILDCARE
Pathways for Men into Childcare is an access route for men actively seeking a career in Early Education and Childcare.
This course seeks to increase the number of men working in Early Years with children.
What you need to qualify for entry...
Whilst this course is open to mature applicants who may have no formal qualifications, applicants must have good written and spoken communication skills.
All candidates will be required to undergo a short entry test and interview.
Additional Selection Requirements
Successful applicants will be invited for an interview where they will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and to explain why they are interested in this career path. If successful, you will be asked to complete a written task as part of the interview process. You must provide one reference from your most recent educational provider or employer. Applicants will be required to enter the PVG scheme administered by Disclosure Scotland. This check will be carried out before undertaking work experience. Any applicant who has offences that may be recorded on a Disclosure Scotland check should discuss this with staff at interview.
This course incorporates 3 Units from Early Education and Childcare Programme.
- Supporting Children’s Behaviour DM3X 12
- Supporting Children with Additional Support Needs DM65 11
- Child Development Theory HMKM 76
Part Time / Evening Course
Wednesday Evening, 6.30 to 9.00 pm.
1 Academic Year
September - June.
After successful completion of all 3 units, opportunity and interviews for career pathways onto HNC Childhood Practice Course (level 7) would be available.
Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check prior to commencing placement on an Early Learning and Childcare Setting.
Individual Training Account (ITA) can be applied for to cover costs.
If eligible, you could get up to £200 per year towards a training course.
- Aged 16 or over
- Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
- Unemployed and looking to get back into work
- Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
- Resident in Scotland