Course Code: 5N1770

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.


QQI Level 5 Early Care & Education Practice Component Certificate

Module is part of the QQI Level 5 Minor Award in ECCE (CHILDCARE) 5M2009

Course Unit

5N1770 Early Care & Education Practice 5

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in Early Childhood Care and Education Practice to enable the learner to work under direction with children, their families and colleagues within early childhood care and education settings (ECCE).

Online Module Payment is €235



Learning Outcomes

Learner will be able to: 

  1. Explain the historical development of the ECCE sector in Ireland
  2. Outline relevant legislation, policies, practices and procedures pertaining to ECCE provision
  3. Explain the importance of self awareness and effective interpersonal skills in an ECCE setting
  4. Explain the rights of the child in the context of an ECCE setting
  5. Communicate effectively with children, families and colleagues
  6. Implement practices and activities to promote equality and value diversity in an ECCE setting
  7. Implement administration and operational procedures in an ECCE setting to include daily logs, routines and record keeping
  8. Participate effectively in team work in an ECCE setting
  9. Implement care and education routines with children in the ECCE setting
  10. Maintain a quality ECCE environment that complies with relevant regulations and standards
  11. Reflect on personal strengths and weaknesses when working with children, families and team members.

Assessment / Examinations:

Assignment 30%

Assignment 30%

Learner Record 40%

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Online Anytime Own Pace 12 Months to Complete