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Early Childhood Curriculum QQI Level 6 course

Early Childhood Curriculum QQI Level 6 Ireland
Delivery method: Correspondence, Online
Private Tutor: Yes
Duration: 12 weeks
Price: €395

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With this QQI Early Childhood Curriculum home study course you will become skilled, knowledgeable and competent in the development and implementation of a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.

The Purpose

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the development and implementation of a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.

Early Childhood Curriculum Course Award

This module is one of the mandatory modules required for obtaining the Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education. This module is a statement of the standards to be achieved to gain a minor award in Early Childhood Curriculum at Level 6 (QQI component certificate 6N1944) with Credit Value 15.

Early Childhood Curriculum Course Course Details

Learners who successfully complete this course will:-

  • Critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice.
  • Assess a range of early childhood programme models and approaches and their implementation.
  • Evaluate the role of the adult in supporting childrens learning and development.
  • Select from a range of strategies to facilitate assessment for learning.
  • Promote learning contexts which support childrens well-being, identities and belonging consistent with relevant legislation and national practice guidelines.
  • Lead curriculum implementation in a variety of situations both indoor and outdoor.
  • Evaluate personal and professional learning and that of others linking curriculum theory to practice and assessment.
  • Reflect on your own attitudes, values and beliefs and their impact on the learning environment.

Who will Benefit from an Early Childhood Curriculum QQI Course?

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a programme leading to a level 5 QQI minor or major Childcare Certificate / Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification in a related field and/or relevant life or work experience. Please contact the College for requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry.
  • Learners must be currently either working or have access to work experience (can be voluntary) in an Early Childhood Care and Education setting for a minimum of 20 hours, during the course, as assignments will require learners to draw upon practical experience to complete activities.
  • Ability to demonstrate the levels of knowledge, skill and competence associated with NFQ level 6.
  • Learners must hold a valid PPS Number.
  • Be able to read, draft, prepare, understand and process information across a broad range of topics.
  • Learners must be fluent in English with excellent written English skills to complete this course. Learners for whom English is not their first language will be required to provide evidence of meeting a minimum English language and literacy competency of B2 in writing, reading, listening, and speaking on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
  • Be self-motivated and have the capacity to share the responsibility for their own learning.
  • Be able to complete the self-directed hours of learning in the form of practice time, preparation, study time and reflection time.
  • Available to attend scheduled online webinars and participate in all programme-related activities.
  • Learners must be competent and confident in an online learning environment and have access to a laptop/PC/suitable mobile device with a functioning camera and audio and sufficient internet speed and strength.

Qualification and Progression

On successful completion of this course you will receive a QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944) from QQI.

This Early Childhood Curriculum QQI Level 6 course leads to a level 6 Minor 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 Major Award Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education (6M2007).

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.

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Sarah G. Student no. 34908

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