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Creche Management (Adv. Major Award – QQI Level 6)

-Created 16-07-2020

Early Years Educator

location Distance Learning

Course Title:   Creche Management (Adv. Major Award – QQI Level 6)
Course Category:   Early Years Educator
Entry Requirements
Level 5 Award or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Business, Management or Childcare Management) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry.

Students must currently be working (or on work experience) in the Business or Childcare sector for a minimum of 6 hours per week (150 hours minimum), throughout the course, as assignments will require learners to draw upon practical experience.

As part of the assessment for the Personal & Professional Development module, learners are required to complete a skills demonstration. This skills demonstration can be carried out in the work placement or other appropriate professional work placement. You will not need to complete a separate work placement if you are either employed, or have to undertake a work placement for another module.

English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 6 are expected to be able to: fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex information, including quantitative information, that is personally relevant and reflecting a broad knowledge base. For example, this might include text and other information relating to abstract theoretical ideas, concerns or procedures, such as local planning concerns in relation to broader spatial strategy, political issues in relation to particular agenda, budget plans/ specifications.

Garda Vetting is required for all Childcare placements and students can apply for this through The Open College. Please ask for details.

Certain assessments require completion of work, which must be observed and evaluated by a Supervisor or Line manager.

Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment.

As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.

For more details on participation suitability of this course click here».

Course Content
Mandatory QQI Modules (15 credits each):

Business Management (6N4310) – Click here for details »
Business Law (6N4045) – Click here for details »
Business Planning (6N4105) – Click here for details »
Customer Service (6N0697) – Click here for details »
Employment Law (6N4322) – Click here for details »
Finance (6N4165) – Click here for details »
Human Resources Management (6N3750) – Click here for details »
Personal and Professional Development (6N1949) – Click here for details »

Additional Modules covered (Non QQI):

Childminding Guidelines
Childcare Regulations.
Who should complete this course?

This Course in Crèche/Nursery Management is designed for people who are in management or supervisory positions in day-care situations, or for those who wish to prepare themselves for promotion to such positions or even those preparing to set up their own Crèche.

This course equips Managers including those new to Management with comprehensive skills in the management of people, resources and activities. The course is based around eight sought after and highly practical modules.

Aims of this Programme:

To ensure that the management/supervisory worker gains a firm grasp of general management theory as well as understanding its practical application in the childcare setting.
Serve as a framework in which learners can acquire the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to be competent in management/supervisory positions.
Give opportunities for the management/supervisory worker or trainee to demonstrate complete competence.
Promote good practice in childcare management and supervisory practice.
Students who successfully complete this Major Award can use this certificate as the basis for entry to selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities. See below for further details.

Some of the many benefits of studying with us on this course:

Range: Excellent choice of modules to choose from.
Pricing: Our Prices are the most competitive – Why Pay more for the same QQI Award!
All student fees for this Major Award are fully secured and protected by a Bank Guarantee.
Interest Free Easy Payment Plan available with this course.
Study at your own time and pace.
No classes to attend.
We only offer QQI awards thus ensuring high Quality and Standards.
Group Discounts Available: Enrol 2 + people together for €1,104 per learner (a further discount of 5% per person on the existing Introductory offer price).
Learning Outcomes
Progression to further Studies:

This course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Business/Management.

Students who successfully complete this Major Award can use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Click here to download a pdf version of – Progression from QQI Level 5 Certificates and Level 6 Advanced Certificates to Higher Education Courses.
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI Advanced Level 6 Major award in Management
Course provider information
Contact person:   Conor Murray
Course Email:
Contact:   012061828
Institute:   Open Training College
Location:   Distance Learning

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