The Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6 programme will provide learners with the knowledge, skill and competence to work as autonomous practitioners and to lead and supervise others in the provision of quality early childhood care and education in a variety of ECCE settings, whether working in a day care nursery, crèche, pre-school, after school facility or with families as a professional nanny.
A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education. Mature applicants with relevant life/work experience. Proficiency in English language and IELTS score of 5 recommended together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care and education for children. Entry for Full-time students subject to interview
Full- Time Programmes
This full time programme takes place over one academic year with work experience an integral part of the course. Assessment takes place on a continuous basis. All course materials are provided
Day of Week
Monday – Friday
1 Academic Year
10 am – 4 pm
MODULE (COMPLETE 8 MODULES)
EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM
CHILDHOOD SOCIAL LEGAL AND HEALTH STUDIES
SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTING
SUPERVISION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE
Continuous assessment including practical skills demonstrations and 1 written examination.
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