Course Code: 6M2007

Course Delivery:

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.


Qualifications:

QQI Level 6 ECCE Major Award

Course Units

CODE MODULE LEVEL
6N1942 Child Development 6
6N1944 Early Childhood Curriculum 6
6N1945 Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies 6
6N1973 Supervision in Early Childhood care 6
6N1957 Special Needs Assisting 6
6N2023 Child Psychology 6
6N1946 Work Experience 6
6N1950 Communications 6

Course Fee Information:

WE ARE OPEN FOR ENROLLMENTS ON THIS COURSE

Pay In Full – €895

Pay in Instalments – €995

(€150 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €281.66 starting when the course begins)

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Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of this programme are the following:

  1. To equip learners with a sound understanding of child development theory and observation methodologies which will enable the learners to apply this knowledge in work practice through observing, recording and making recommendations relating to children’s holistic development.
  2. To ensure learners can plan, implement and evaluate learning programmes for children with reference to a broad range of Early Educational theorists and curriculum approaches with specific reference to the Aistear framework and Siolta principles.
  3. To familiarize learners with an overview of the Irish statutory, legal and healthcare systems and supports available to children and families with an emphasis on the area of child protection and adherence to national guidelines in this area.
  4. To enable learners to utilize a range of supervisory skills in the workplace which promote effective working relationships, excellent communication skills and policy and procedural adherence to best practice guidelines.
  5. To promote in learners an understanding of a range of special needs that may present in children and to demonstrate how they can effectively assist and support children within the ECCE setting while valuing diversity and fostering equality and inclusion

Entry Requirements & Assessment/Examinations

Requirements

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education. Mature applicants with relevant life/work experience and proficiency in the English language.

 

Assessments

Students access their course materials through Moodle, our E-Learning portal.

  • Continuous assessment
  • Skills demonstrations
  • Child Development exam
  • 110 hours of work practice in an ECCE setting.

*Unless otherwise stated all skills demonstrations/exams take place in our Dublin City Centre venue

Location & date:

Location Cut-Off Starts Duration
Online January 2021 January 2021 40 Weeks