Course Description

QQI Level 6 Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies Module Online

Chevron Training

he purpose of the Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the social and legislative environment of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), to enable the leaner to devise, implement and evaluate policies and procedures that support the health and well being of children in the provision and delivery of service, when working autonomously in an ECCE setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on children’s health and well being to include family structure, community, culture, education, health, social services and social status
  • Evaluate child protection guidelines in relation to the protection of children and staff
  • Assess statutory regulations and national practice guidelines, which relate directly to and impact on early childhood care and education settings
  • Utilise a comprehensive range of specialised skills in meeting the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of relevant legislation and national practice guidelines
  • Examine national and international social policy and how it impacts on the well being of children and families
  • Devise a range of policies and procedures relevant to ECCE settings, ensuring adherence to legislation and national practice guidelines
  • Implement procedures for dealing with specific child protection issues
  • Evaluate the relevance of policies and procedures which safeguard children within ECCE settings
  • Critically reflect on how personal, cultural identity, attitudes and values can potentially impact on bias, discrimination and prejudice within ECCE settings
  • Identify personal learning needs and assist others in identifying learning goals within the context of the social, legal and health framework for ECCE settings

Assessment Method

  • Assignment 40%
  • Project 60%

Course Code 6N1945
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 6 minor award - 6N1945
Entry Requirements Minimum Level 5 Certificate – relevant life or work experience may also be accepted. Competence in written and spoken English essential.
Career Path Childcare Practitioner – Supervisor Level; Progression to 3rd Level education.
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