EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION LEVEL 5 (Full Time)


This course is open to Early School Leavers aged 16 - 20

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the required knowledge, skills and competence in childcare in order to meet the standards set by the awarding body in the award specification for Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009 level 5.

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Objectives.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

COURSE CONTENT

Title Award Awarding Body
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Child Development Child Development (5N1764) QQI
Child Health And Well Being Child Health & Well Being (5N1765) QQI
Early Care And Education Practice Early Care & Education Practice (5N1770) QQI
Early Childhood Education And Play Early Childhood Education & Play (5N1773) QQI
Personal Effectiveness Personal Effectiveness (5N1390) QQI
Social Studies Social Studies (5N1370) QQI
Word Processing Word Processing (5N1358) QQI

FURTHER DETAILS

Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes associated with this award are outlined in the associated Component Specifications.