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Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5

-Created 24-07-2020


location Kinsale College

Course Title:   Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5
Course Category:   Childcare
Duration:   1 year
Entry Requirements
1. Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
2. All applicants will be required to attend an interview
3. An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met
the minimum entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview
Course Content

Module Info & Codes
Child Development: 5N1764
Early Care & Education Practice: 5N1770
Early Childhood Education & Play: 5N1773
Children with Additional Needs: 5N2396
Nutrition: 5N2006
Child Health & Well Being: 5N1765
Communications: 5N0690
Work Experience: 5N1356
About The Course
This full-time award leads to a QQI level 5 Certificate after one year. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognized qualification for those wishing to work in the childcare sector in a variety of areas such as; working with the child in a day care nursery, preschool or with a child with a specific need. The course is also designed for those who intend to pursue further training in the childcare sector in Institutes of Technology and in Universities.

Students spend four days per week in college-based training and 120 hours on work experience. The work experience is monitored so that the student receives on-going constructive feedback. The graduate from this course will be qualified to work independently with children, in a crèche or playschool setting.
Time table
Timetables vary from year to year please contact the college directly for detailed timetable information
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   QQI Level 5
Start Date
Start Date:   September 2021
Course provider information
Contact person:   Kinsale College
Course Email:
Contact:   +353 21 4772 275
Institute:   Kinsale College
Location:   Kinsale College

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