Coláiste an Chreagáin

Early Childhood Education and Training Level 6 / SNA

20-June-19


QQI Award Level 6 Early Childhood Education & Management
This Early Childhood Care course is designed to equip the learner with the personal skills, knowledge
and competence required for working with children in a professional manner, within Early Childhood
Care and Education, Primary Education and Social Care settings. The course aims to provide the learner
with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work as an autonomous
practitioner and or take responsibility for the work of others in leading and coordinating the provision
of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children's well-being,
development and learning. This award will provide learners with opportunities to transfer and
progress to programmes leading to higher education and training awards.

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Course Content
Child Development, Early Childhood Curriculum, Social, Legal and Health Studies, Supervision in Early
Childhood Care, Special Needs Assisting, Communications, Work Experience, Creative Arts for Early
Childhood, Intellectual Disability Studies.

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Career Opportunities/Progression
Upon successful completion of this course, students are qualified for employment as Child Care
workers in Early Childhood Care and Education settings. On successful completion of the course
students will have the qualifications necessary for employment as an autonomous practitioner and or
take responsibility for the work of others in leading and coordinating the provision of a quality early
childhood care and education environment.

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Work Placement
Garda vetting is a mandatory requirement for this course. Students are required to carry out 120
practice placement hours in any of the following settings:
 A Registered ECCE setting.
 A recognised Primary School as per the Department of Education and Skills
 A recognised Montessori School.


Course Charges
€175 Student Services Fee applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:
 Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
 Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).
 Those in receipt of a SUSI Grant.
 Those on a VTOS scheme.
An exam free of €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except
 Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowance.
 Medical Card Holders (valid at time of Registration).

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