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UCAS CODE: 173X

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Orkney College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

If you enjoy working with children and would like to make a difference to their formative years, the HNC Childhood Practice is the ideal course for you. This is a nationally recognised qualification and valued award for people who want to work in a variety of early learning and childcare settings, supporting children and young people with varying needs. This course will give you a deep understanding of working with children and young people, and will help you to integrate knowledge and theory into practice, including the importance of anti-discriminatory practice in line with the National Care Standards and Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice. On successful completion you will be eligible to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at practitioner level.**Please note that applications via UCAS are for the HNC only. If you wish to apply for BA (Hons) Childhood Practice please see our website for details of how to apply.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : D

preferably including English, plus 4 National 5s or Standard Grades at Credit level, or equivalent, one of which should be English if you do not have a Higher or A level.

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 81 5

    80th out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    109 55%

    68th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    19th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    121 70%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    82nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    50th

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