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Advanced Certificate in Childcare

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

Waterford 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 will be of benefit to those who have a particular interest in professional and social aspects of childcare. The course is designed for students who have already qualified to Level 5 and wish to continue their studies. It will suit those who have a good knowledge of childcare and are seeking to progress in their professional development.

What will you Study?

Supervision in Early Childhood Care
Childhood Legal and Health Studies
Child Development
Early Childhood Curriculum
Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy
Team Leadership
Supervision in Early Childhood Care
Occupational First Aid
Work Experience
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Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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DCXXX 6M2007

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