The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide for the health and well-being of children and maintain healthy, hygienic and safe practices and environments in a range of early childhood care and education (ECCE) settings.
Learners who successfully complete this module will:
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.
Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. Assignments may be emailed or posted to the College whichever is more convenient.
Topics covered include:
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:
If students are not able to secure a Work Placement or provide Insurance for the duration required please contact us to discuss further as we may be able to assist students with placements and work place insurance in certain circumstances.
The Open College is also registered with the Garda vetting Unit and is in a position to offer students a Garda vetting service. There may be a delay in processing applications with the Garda Vetting Unit due to high demand so we advise you to complete the form on registration.
Progression to further Studies:
Skills Demonstration 60%
Skills Demonstration: In one or more skills demonstrations, candidates will be observed completing a range of skills:
Project: The internal assessor will devise a project brief that requires candidates to demonstrate their understanding of health and safety issues in a childcare setting.
Through the project, candidates will also demonstrate:
All participants must have access to a professional Childcare environment to fulfil the practical assessment requirements of the course.
This Child Health and Well Being 5N1765 (QQI Level 5) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.