What part-time childcare course is right for me?

Here’s the lowdown on our part-time and evening childcare courses. Which course suits you best?

 

Childhood Practice HNC Part-Time Day (Granton)

Perfect for: Those who want to get into childcare but have other commitments, such as childcare, that they need to work around. This course is perfect if you need to work around school drop-off and pick-up.

Time and day: Tuesday, 10:00-14:00

Duration: 18 months

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Childhood Practice HNC Evening (Granton)

Perfect for: Those who want to get into childcare but have other commitments during the day such as employment or childcare.

Time and day: Thursday, 19:00-21:00

Duration: 2 years

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Childhood Practice HNC Evening (Midlothian)

Perfect for: Those who want to get into childcare but have other commitments during the day such as employment or childcare and can attend college for a longer session each week.

Time and day: Tuesday, 16:30-20:30

Duration: 18 months

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Childhood Practice PDA Level 8 (Midlothian)

Perfect for: Aspiring supervisors or managers who already have work experience in childcare but need qualifications to progress in their career.

Time and day: Tuesday, 18:30-20:30

Duration: 2 years

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Childhood Practice PDA Level 8 (Granton)

Perfect for: Aspiring supervisors or managers who already have work experience in childcare but need qualifications to progress in their career.

Time and day: Thursday, 18:30-20:30

Duration: 2 years

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Childhood Practice PDA Level 9 (Granton)

Perfect for: Those who are already leaders in childcare but need the extra qualification to register as a manager with the SSSC.

Time and day: Tuesday, 10:00-12:00

Duration:  2 years

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Childhood Practice Professional Development – Key Elements (Granton)

Perfect for: Those who need to boost their credits to gain access to PDA courses. This course is taught in college so may be suited to those who prefer to get support and talk to teachers one on one.

Time and day: Thursday, 18:30-20:30

Duration: 10 weeks per unit (applicants can do 1, 2 or 3 units)

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Childhood Practice Professional Development (Open Learning)

Perfect for: Those who need to boost their credits to gain access to PDA courses. This course is based online so suited to those who prefer flexible study and are confident to work alone.

Time and day: 2 hours per week (online)

Duration: 10 weeks per unit (applicants can do 1, 2 or 3 units)

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Education Support Assistance PDA (Midlothian)

Perfect for: Those who need to study around other commitments such as childcare, and want to get into an education support role. This course is perfect if you need to work around school drop-off and pick-up.

Time and day: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30-13:00

Duration:  1 year

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