Early Years

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The current policy from The Scottish Government to increase free early learning and childcare entitlement to all, shows a real commitment towards making Scotland the very best place in which to grow up.

Early Years and Childcare is a growth industry requiring new and talented people to enter the workforce. Perth College UHI is delighted to be offering a range of relevant and registrable qualifications for those wishing to work in this exciting and important sector.

The department offers courses from National 4 to Honours and Postgraduate degrees, all supporting the workforce to fuel the childcare expansion and enabling the best people to work with children and young people.

The department’s aim is to facilitate students to become well-qualified and motivated specialists.

The department’s aim is to facilitate students to become well-qualified and motivated specialists, delivering what children and their families expect in this positive and valued sector.

Staff work closely with education and children’s services in the local authority, as well as with a wide range of private sector employers to enhance our students’ experiences. Using academic study, combined with practical work experience, students will learn to understand the demands and responsibilities of working with children and young people.

Courses in this area

Apply now for September 2019

For more information, please visit the Perth College UHI website or contact Lesley Connaghan Sector Manager - Early Years, Health and Social Care, via phone 01738 877614 or send an email.

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