Course Code: 5N1781

Course Delivery:

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


QQI Level 5 School Age Childcare Component Certificate

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

Course Unit

5N1781 School Age Childcare 5

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to implement and evaluate school age child care programmes.

Online Module Payment is €235



Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Outline the elements of an effective school age child care programme
  2. Explain the importance of developing programme plans that are inclusive of children and young people
  3. Discuss strategies to ensure that a strong focus on play/recreation remains a core principle and a distinguishing characteristic of school age child care settings
  4. Identify aspects of provision for enrichment/homework within a multi-age setting
  5. Evaluate environments, equipment and resources to suit stages of development and ages
  6. Use strategies for involving all service users in the planning, implementing and evaluation of the programme
  7. Evaluate a range of environments (indoor and outdoor) suitable for a school age child care setting
  8. Implement a range of activities that address the developmental, recreational, interest and creative needs of children and young people
  9. Reflect on own role and responsibilities when engaging with children.

Assessment / Examinations:

Assignment 20%

Assignment 20%

Learner Record 60%

Location & date:

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