Course Description

Supervision in Early Childhood Care QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom

Forus Training

Are you interested in studying Supervision in Early Childhood Care? Forus Training’s Level 6 course is starting on September 7th 2022 for €360.
This 8 week course will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to supervise others in providing child care and education in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) contexts.
You can also start this course TODAY with our Self Paced option. Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…


  • You will learn to evaluate the key concepts, principles and practice in leadership, supervision and or line management within the ECCE setting,
  • You will analyse the role and responsibilities of a supervisor in an ECCE setting and the key attributes and skills required to supervise including communication skills, time management, organisational skills and knowledge of current legislation and best practice,
  • You will explore the role of the supervisor in an ECCE setting and how to implement best practice in establishing, maintaining and continuously improving standards and quality,
  • You will devise processes to motivate and support team members in achieving agreed actions,
  • You will learn to develop strategies for overcoming barriers and learn how to effectively supervise, recognising common challenges and problems when working with individuals and teams,
  • You will learn how to identify possible resolutions,
  • You will learn how to implement a range of organisational policies and procedures in an ECCE setting that ensures adherence to best practice and guidelines,
  • You will learn how to utilise a range of supervisory skills to supervise staff,
  • You will gain the skills to delegate and assign work and /or tasks to others, monitoring progress and evaluating results,
  • You will gain experience supervising a team in an ECCE setting, having set out an agreed plan and /or actions regarding monitoring and evaluation of progress,
  • You will learn to critically reflect on your own attributes and skills as a supervisor, scrutinising your time management, your communication skills, your organisational skills and whether you achieved the aims and objectives you set out to achieve,
  • You will learn how to evaluate the learning and / or training needs of the team, implementing training plans in line with organisational objectives.



This course is assessed in the following way:

  • Learner Record 100%


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 Supervision in Early Childhood Care with Forus Training!

Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Code 6N1973
College Name Forus Training
Course Category Childcare, Education
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Start Date 7th September 2022
Course End Date 26th October 2022
Course Fee 360
Course Duration 8 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 Supervision in Early Childhood Care
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 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 Childcare. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
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