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A Career in Childcare

We want Scotland to be the best place to grow up. And the provision of quality early learning and childcare is one of the most important ways that we can make this happen. So we need the right people to deliver the best for Scotland. We need passionate, patient and committed people to help us deliver childcare across Scotland.  People with a range of skills, experience and qualifications. But above all, people who understand how important it is give the next generation the best start in life.

The following is a list of further and higher education establishments and organisations which offer childcare courses:


City of Glasgow College
Glasgow Clyde College - Langside Campus
Glasgow Clyde College - Anniesland Campus
Glasgow Clyde College - Cardonald Campus
Glasgow Kelvin College - Springburn, City, Westend, Eastend and Easterhouse Campus
West College Scotland - Clydebank, Paisley and Greenock Campus
West Lothian College


University of Strathclyde
Dundee University
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of West of Scotland
University of Glasgow

Training Organisations

Experiential Play
Megan's Training - Email
CCN Training - Email
COJAC -Email
Tree of Knowledge
Glasgow Child Protection Committee

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

SSSC regulates the early years and childcare workforce in Scotland (except childminders). Workers will require to register with the SSSC and to do this they will have to hold or be working towards a recognised qualification. More details on registration and qualifications is available on the website, by telephone at 0845 60 30 891, or by emailing

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Early Childhood and Extended Childcare Services
40 John Street,
Glasgow G1 1JL
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