Child Development SCQF Level 4
Designed to introduce you to the key principles of child development.
Why take this course?
Child Development is a mandatory unit from the National 4 Early Education & Childcare (Skills for Work) qualification. Candidates can complete Child Development as a stand-alone unit, or upon completion of this unit and another three units from the qualification (four units to be achieved) they can achieve the National 4 Award.
What you will experience
This Unit is designed to introduce candidates to aspects of child development and the key milestones of development for children aged 0–12 years. Building on this knowledge they will, working as part of a group, investigate one aspect of child development in detail. They will present their findings and review and evaluate both the investigative process and the presentation.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Students should have an interest in early education and childcare or perhaps look to be pursuing further education in the subject.
What you need to know
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