Blended Online option – Live Webinars, recorded lectures and classroom sessions.
Learners will have support through contact with their online blended learning tutor by phone and by email throughout the duration of the course.
QQI Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education – 8 Components
|CODE||COMPLETE 8 COMPONENTS||LEVEL|
|5N1770||EARLY CARE & EDUCATION PRACTICE||5|
|5N1773||EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & PLAY||5|
|5N1765||CHILD HEALTH & WELL BEING||5|
|5N1786||SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING||5|
|5N1781||SCHOOL AGE CHILDCARE||5|
This programme is designed to equip the learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings and or to progress to higher education and training. The programme is delivered on a blended learning basis. Learners will develop skills that prepare them to work in a supervised role with children aged 0 – 6 years. The programme promotes understanding of the holistic nature of work with young children and the work placement aspect facilitates learners to put into practice what they are learning through their studies, in a real-world setting. This Early Childhood Care & Education Major Award at Level 5 will permit successful graduates to work in a wide range of settings with different professionals and volunteers and encourages an understanding of the value and importance of all of them in providing a service for children and their families.
Course Fee Information:
Pay In Full – €875
Pay in Instalments – €999
(€99 Deposit & 3 Monthly Instalments of €300 starting when the course starts)
A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education. Mature applicants with relevant life/work experience. Proficiency in English language and IELTS score of 5 recommended together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care and education for children.
Assessment / Examinations:
Students need to complete 110 hours of work practice in an ECCE setting.
Continuous assessment including practical skills demonstrations and 1 written examination.
Location & date:
Nationwide Start Date – Spring 2020.
40 weeks Duration (approximately one module every 5 weeks).