|QQI Award Code
||6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
This course aims to build on the knowledge and skills and competencies of those who achieved a QQI level 5 qualification and wish to progress to managerial level. The course is designed to meet the needs of the growing Childcare provision in Ireland and the new Solta Quality Framework and Aistear Curriculum. Many childcare settings are now seeking level 6 qualifications for their employees in line with the requirements of the ECCE Scheme.
What will you Study?
This course aims to build on the knowledge and skills and competencies of those who achieved a QQI level 5 qualification and wish to progress to managerial level. The course is designed to meet the needs of the growing childcare provision in Ireland and the new Síolta Quality Framework and Aistear Curriculum. Many childcare settings are now seeking level 6 qualifications for their employees in line with the requirements of the ECCE Scheme.
Child Development 6N1942
Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
Early Childhood Literacy & Numeracy 6N1935
Early Learning Environment 6N1933
Special Needs Assisting 6N1957
Work Experience 6N1946
Personal & Professional Development 6N1949
Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies 6N1945
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
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