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North Edinburgh Childcare - Childcare Academy Information Sessions

Date: 30 May 2019

Time: 13:00 - 14:30

The Childcare Academy is an Employability Fund Stage 3 Programme which will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • undertake free training requiring attendance of up to 30 hours weekly within a safe, friendly environment
  • gain significant experience of working with children by undertaking a quality supported work experience placement within an early years care and education setting or an out of school care setting 
  • gain 2 Accredited SQA Units from the Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ Level 2 Award
  • gain employment in the childcare sector
  • access a Young Persons Allowance of £55 per week for eligible 16 to 18 year olds (for a max of 26 weeks)
  • access various Progression Routes upon successful completion.

Our next Childcare Academy starts on Monday 2 September.

Why not come along to one of our Childcare Academy information sessions. This will last approximately one hour and will give you the opportunity to find out what is involved in our programme, ask any questions and take away an application pack. 

  • Thursday 30 May at 1 pm.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Audrey O'Neill (our Communications & Compliance Officer) on 0131 311 6931 or e-mail or Liam Moffat, Training Administrator on 0131 311 6929 or e-mail

Or Apply Online on the Edinburgh Guarantee website.