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Early Childhood Care & Education

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Ormonde College of Further Education

Ormonde College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2007 EC6
QQI Award Code 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a one-year, full-time programme that aims to provide learners with the opportunity to advance their knowledge, skills and competences in the field of early childhood care and to enable them to work in supervisory positions in childcare settings.

What will you Study?

This is a one-year, full-time programme that aims to provide learners with the opportunity to advance their knowledge, skills and competences in the field of early childhood care and to enable them to work in supervisory positions in childcare settings.

Child Development 6N1942
Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies 6N1945
Supervision in Early Childhood Care 6N1973
Early Learning Environment 6N1933
Disability Awareness 6N1975
Personal and Professional Development 6N1949
Work Experience 6N1946

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.

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DCXXX 6M2007

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