The Early Care & Education Practice module is designed to equip the learner with the personal skills and knowledge required to work in a professional manner with children, parents and colleagues either in the home or a childcare setting. It aims to promote good practice, equality of opportunity and respect for diversity in lifestyles, religion and culture in early years care.
Learners who successfully complete this course 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 Internationally Recognised 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 QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read.
Topics covered include:
Unit 1: Working in Childcare
Unit 2: Key Legislation in Childcare
Unit 3: Equality and Diversity Issues in Childcare
Unit 4. Working in Childcare
Unit 5. Professional Development for the Childcare Worker.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:
Progression to further Studies:
Assignments (2) 60%
Learner Records 40%
The internal assessor will devise two briefs that require the candidate to produce evidence that demonstrates an understanding and application of a range of specific learning outcomes.
A personal reflective diary will be compiled by candidates.
It will include reflection on:
This Early Care & Education Practice 5N1770 (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.