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Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 course

Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 Ireland

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Delivery method: Correspondence, Online
Duration: 12 weeks
Price: €395 €198

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Study our Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 distance learning course and you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for dealing with child protection issues.

The objective of this distance learning QQI accredited childcare course is to provide you with an understanding of social policy and legislation relevant to early childhood education and care settings, children and their families and the skills necessary for dealing with child protection issues. The course aims to promote good practice, equality and respect for diversity in early childhood education and care.

Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies Course Details

Learners who successfully complete this course will:-

  • Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on children's health and wellbeing 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
  • Examine national and international social policy and how it impacts on the wellbeing of children and families
  • Implement procedures for dealing with specific child protection issues
  • Evaluate the relevance of policies and procedures which safeguard children within ECCE settings

An experienced Kilroy's College tutor will help you to progress, at your own pace, through each study unit. The programme is delivered online or by post. It is an entirely flexible way of learning and you can literally study this childcare course from anywhere and at a time that suits you.

Who is this Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies course for?

This course is suitable for childcare facility owners, managers, supervisors and individuals already involved in or new to childcare who wish to gain a professional, nationally recognised and accredited qualification in childcare through distance learning.

The preferred entry level for this Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies course is Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experience or QQI Level 5 Certificate or equivalent.

Learners will be required to draw upon practical experience during the course of the module. Therefore they must be either currently working, or on pre-arranged work placement (a minimum of 20 hours per module), in an ECCE or other established, well-monitored and recognised childcare setting.

Qualification and progression

On successful completion of this course you will receive a QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies (6N1945) from QQI.

The Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. Kilroy's College is registered with QQI to provide courses leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications.

This Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. On successful completion of this course students may use this level 6 credit (credit value - 15) towards a QQI Advanced Certificate (code: 6M2007).

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