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Childcare

Course Code(s):  6M2007
QQI Award Code:  6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Sligo College of Further Education

Sligo College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2007
QQI Award Code 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is essential for any student wishing to further their career in Childcare to a supervisory level. Sligo College of Further Education has established unique academic links with Sligo Institute of Technology to offer the opportunity to successful candidates to progress to degree level (Early Childhood Care & Education).

What will you Study?

Child Development 6N1942
Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies 6N1945
Child Psychology 6N2023
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946
Early Childhood Arts and Culture 6N1936
School aged Childcare 5N1781

Optional Modules:
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
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)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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DCXXX 6M2007

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Early Childhood Care & Education Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
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Childcare Supervision North Connaught College 

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