Course Description

QQI Level 5 Early Care and Education Practice Module Online

Chevron Training

The purpose of the Early Care & Education Practice module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill 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).

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the historical development of the ECCE sector in Ireland
  • Outline relevant legislation, policies, practices and procedures pertaining to ECCE provision
  • Explain the importance of self awareness and effective interpersonal skills in an ECCE setting
  • Explain the rights of the child in the context of an ECCE setting
  • Communicate effectively with children, families and colleagues
  • Implement practices and activities to promote equality and value diversity in an ECCE setting
  • Implement administration and operational procedures in an ECCE setting to include daily logs, routines and record keeping
  • Participate effectively in team work in an ECCE setting
  • Implement care and education routines with children in the ECCE setting
  • Maintain a quality ECCE environment that complies with relevant regulations and standards
  • Reflect on personal strengths and weaknesses when working with children, families and team members

Assessment Method

  • Assignment 30%
  • Assignment 30%
  • Learner Record 40%

Course Code 5N1770
College Name Chevron Training
Course Category Childcare, Education
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Qualification Award / Certificate
Course Location Ireland
Course Fee 295
Course Duration 2 Months
Course Times You can complete this course within 2 months and can commence the course at any time of the year. If you need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course, you can request your extension with your tutor.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI level 5 minor award - 5N1770
Entry Requirements No particular skills, knowledge or competence will be required of you for successful completion of this course. However you will be expected to have a minimum of Level 4 Certificate standard of education or equivalent together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care and education for children, this is not mandatory. It is essential that you have competence in written and spoken English, along with computer literacy skills.
Career Path Childcare Practitioner; Childminding; Progression to further education.
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