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Early Childhood Care and Education

Course Code(s):  5M2009
QQI Award Code:  5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. Kevin's College Crumlin

St. Kevin's College Crumlin
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2009
QQI Award Code 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Designed as a return to education course for those interested in working the community. The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence 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.

What will you Study?

Care Provision and Practice 5N2705
Care Support
Child Development 5N1764
Child Health and Wellbeing 5N1765
Communications 5N0690
Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773
Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770
Special Needs Assisting 5N1786
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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DCHSC 5M2009

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