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Early Childhood Care & Education

Course Code(s):  5M2009 ECS1
QQI Award Code:  5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2009 ECS1
QQI Award Code 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is aimed at learners who are interested in pursuing a career in early years care and education. It provides learners with opportunities for practical workplace experience and the underpinning knowledge of childcare including Solta and Aistear, as well as fostering communication and interpersonal skills with adults and children. Work Experience within a variety of Early Childhood Care and Education situations forms an integral part of the course.

What will you Study?

Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773
Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770
Child Development 5N1764
Child Health and Wellbeing 5N1765
Creative Arts for Early Childhood 5N1769
Infant and Toddler Years 5N1779
Word Processing 5N1358
Personal Effectiveness 5N1390
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)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSC 5M2009

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Further Research

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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