Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6

Course Description

14884 - EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION (ECCE) LEVEL 6 - 6M2007

Topics covered will include Child Development, Early Childhood Curriculum and Childhood Social, legal and health studies.  The focus is to assist those interested in working in ECCE to develop personally, professionally and academically and to upgrade current qualifications.Graduates from this course may gain entry to Year 2 in National College of Ireland’s BA in Early Childhood Education.  Course includes 3 x 2 weeks work placements.

Course Content

  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies
  • Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy
  • Supervision in Early Childhood Care
  • Child Psychology
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Work Experience

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.

First Aid and Manual Handling Training is provided.

Please note that due to the impact Covid-19 this course may include elements of blended learning.

Certification

QQI Early Childhood Care and Education Award: 6M2007

Progression / Employment

Successful students will be eligible to apply for supervisory positions in ECCE settings and may access further educational opportunities.

PLEASE CLICK HERE  Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007 FOR PROGRESSION OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO LEVEL 6 ECCE GRADUATES.

Graduates from this course may gain entry to Year 2 in National College of Ireland’s BA in Early Childhood Education

 

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 or its equivalent/experience in ECCE settings.

Two written references relevant to childcare are required, selection will be made subject to interview.

Applicants will be asked for copy EU Passport or GNIB card or Irish Residence Permit


 Garda Vetting Application Form will be completed at registration in September.