Level 5 Early Care & Education Practice (5N1770)

Level of Award:

National NFQ Level 5 or European Framework of Qualifications (EQF) Level 4.

Credit Value:

15 Credits.

Course Aim:

This module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence in Early Childhood Care and Education practice to enable the learner to work under direction with children, their families and colleagues within early childhood care and education settings (ECCE).

Entry Requirements:

Learners will be required to complete a Pre-Assessment test in our centre to determine their academic level, unless they have QQI Level 4 Major Award or a previous Level 5 Component Award qualification.

Course Delivery:

Our training is delivered in a learner-centred, friendly and relaxed learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to succeed in their caring role. Sessions are delivered using a variety of methodologies involving class tuition, group discussions, role plays, skills demonstrations and simulated situations.

Course Content:

Section 1: The historical development of the ECCE sector in Ireland.

Section 2: Relevant legislation, policies and procedures – rights of the child – equality of opportunity – short, medium and long term plans for care and education – communication, reflection and interpersonal skills.

Assessment:

Assignments (30% *2) 60%, Learner Record 40%.

Accreditation:

Following successful completion, the learner will be awarded the QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770.

Progression:

Learners who successfully complete this module may use this level 5 component certificate as credit towards the following QQI Major Award: Level 5 Community Health Services 5M4468 or Healthcare Support 5M4339. This is an elective component which is highly sought after by healthcare employers.

Enhance your Healthcare training with:

Manual Handling & People Moving – one day workshop

Elder Abuse – WCPM certificate

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