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 6 Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award
|6N1944||Early Childhood Curriculum||6|
|6N1945||Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies||6|
|6N1973||Supervision in Early Childhood care||6|
|6N1957||Special Needs Assisting||6|
This programme is designed to equip the learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to work independently as a room leader or supervisor under the ECCE scheme. Successful graduates will be qualified to work with children from 0 – 6 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. This Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award at Level 6 provides learners with a solid and integrated programme of training by combining theoretical knowledge with practical experience through integrated work placement. This programme provides learners with the highest level of professional competence as practitioners, establishing in them a wide knowledge and a deep understanding of educational practices. The programme develops an understanding of the interdependency of all domains of child development and examines its impact on past and modern early childhood education and care practices. Learners acquire an understanding of early childhood curriculums and develop an awareness of social and legal issues which relate directly to and impact on early childhood education and care settings.
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 and a proficiency in English language.
Assessment / Examinations:
Students access their course materials through Moodle, our E-Learning portal.
- Continuous assessment
- skills demonstrations
- Child Development exam
Location & date:
Nationwide Start Date – 1st October 2019.
40 weeks Duration (approximately one module every 5 weeks).