Course Code: 5N1765

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.


QQI Level 5 Child Health & Well-being Component Certificate

Module is part of the QQI Level 5 Minor Award in ECCE (CHILDCARE) 5M2009

Course Unit

5N1765 Child Health & Well-being 5

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide for the health and well-being of children and maintain healthy, hygienic and safe practices and environments in a range of early childhood care and education (ECCE) settings.

Online Module Payment is €235



Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Outline the requirements necessary to provide for the health and well-being of children in an ECCE setting as informed by national guidelines to include child protection
  2. Describe the factors that contribute to the overall well-being of children
  3. Outline the various nutritional needs of babies and young children
  4. Identify requirements for the promotion of healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments for children
  5. Describe a range of common childhood illnesses
  6. Devise balanced menus for babies, toddlers and children
  7. Perform appropriate personal care routines for babies and young children including the care of the child when unwel
  8. Implement appropriate policies and procedures to include record keeping as required by legislation and good practice guidelines
  9. Utilize a range of practice skills that support and promote the health and well-being of children
  10. Apply knowledge of child development to support children to form secure and positive relationships with adults and children in the ECCE setting
  11. Reflect on personal practice leading to an understanding of healthy, hygienic and safe environments for children.

Assessment / Examinations:

Project 40%

Skills Demonstration 60%

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Online Anytime Own Pace 12 Months to Complete