Early Years Education and Childcare
Careers and jobs in early years education and childcare
Roles in early years education and childcare include:
- Early years teacher
- Early years practitioner
- Nursery manager
- Primary school teacher
The Scottish Government has committed to increasing entitlement to funded early learning and childcare to 1140 hours a year by 2020 for all three and four-year olds and eligible two-year olds. This should lead to an increase in job opportunities across this sector.
Early years college courses in Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries & Galloway College offers HNCs in Early Education and Childcare.
- Early Education And Childcare National Certificate at SCQF Level 6
- HNC Childhood Practice (studied either in Dumfries or Stranraer)
DYW DG and the Early Years sector
DYW DG works with leading trainers and providers in the region to address skill gaps and identify future workforce requirements.
Contact us to find out how we can help you with succession planning and getting more young people into your workplace.