Course Description

Communications for Childcare QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom

Forus Training



Are you interested in learning about Communications for Childcare? Forus Training’s Level 5 course is starting on October 12th 2022 for €295.
 
This 7 week course will support you to gain important skills required to communicate effectively in a professional work environment. You will learn vital verbal and non-verbal communication skills, active listening skills, formal writing, editing and proof reading skills. A specific focus will be placed on the area of professional early learning and care and childcare and associated appropriate communication skills necessary to meet the needs of children, parents, staff and all other stakeholders. You will also be equipped with knowledge regarding legislation and best practice to include health, safety and welfare at work, data protection and child care legislation.
 
You can also start the course TODAY with our Self Paced option. Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…

 

  • Analyse a range of current issues in communications and information technology,
  • Summarise in practical terms the elements of legislation that must be observed in a personal and/or work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work and communications-related legislation,
  • Use appropriate non-verbal and visual communication in personal- and work-related settings, to include one-to-one, in a group/team, and in formal and informal interaction,
  • Demonstrate verbal skills appropriate to working under general direction, to include making a case and presenting a point of view in group discussion, formal meetings, interviews,
  • Demonstrate listening skills appropriate to working under general direction, to include making eye contact, receiving and interpreting information, control of personal response,
  • Use reading techniques appropriate to a task, to include skimming, obtaining an overview, identifying key points, critical evaluation, in depth analysis,
  • Critique information from a range of complex written material, to include technical/vocational, personal, literary, and written and visual media texts,
  • Research a relevant vocational topic, to include use of primary and secondary sources, acknowledgement of sources, use of enquiry techniques and methods to establish validity and reliability,
  • Use drafting, proofreading and editing skills to write a range of documents that follow the conventions of language usage (spelling, punctuation, syntax), to include creative writing, business proposals, correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes, applications,
  • Demonstrate communications styles and techniques relevant to different situations in work and leisure, to include one-to-one and group contexts in conversation, interview, oral presentation, question and answer session and for the purposes of persuading, advocacy and informing,
  • Choose the appropriate communications technology to give and receive requests, instructions, suggestions, discussion and feedback in both work and leisure, to include a rationale for choosing one technology over another in different contexts and for different messages.

 


Assessment

This course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Collection of Work 50%
  • Skills Demonstration 50%

 


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).

 

Click here for more information on studying Communications for Childcare at Forus Training!


Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Code 5N0690
College Name Forus Training
Course Category Childcare, Education
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Start Date 12th October 2022
Course End Date 23rd November 2022
Course Fee 295
Course Duration 7 weeks
Course Times The course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Communications
Entry Requirements This course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfill some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Career Path This course leads to a Level 5 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 Childcare. 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.
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