Funding for training is available from Skills Development Scotland for applicants aged 16-19 (16-29 for applicants who are disabled or care experienced). The course takes approximately 15-18 months to complete, depending on the individual. You will qualify with an SVQ Social Services (Children & Young People) at SCQF Level 7 and will graduate as a fully qualified Early Years Practitioner. No experience is necessary, however good communication skills are essential. The successful applicant should be enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn and a desire to work with babies and young children.
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