QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care – Major Award

Course Information

    • Awarding Body
    • Quality and Qualifications Ireland
    • Start Date
    • 18th March 2024
    • Duration
    • Duration 9 months
    • Award
    • QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care Major Award
    • Format
    • Online
    • Credit Value
    • 240

A MESSAGE FROM THE PROGRAMME LEADER

Why Choose this Course

This Advanced QQI Childcare Level 6 ELC Certificate is designed with Early Years Educators/Lead Educators, and the children they will engage with in mind. The aim of the programme is to enable learners to develop the knowledge, skills, and competence to work as an Early Years Educator and/or Lead Educator, promoting and supporting the holistic needs of children from 0 to six years, and to take responsibility for a room or area within an Early Learning and Care setting.

This programme leads to an Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care at NFQ level 6. This programme is designed to meet the QQI professional award standards for Early Learning and Care at NFQ level 6.

The Level 6 Early Learning and Care programme comprises of 6 mandatory modules, enabling the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies required to work as an autonomous Early Years Educator and/or Lead Educator in an Early Learning and Care setting, and take responsibility for an area or room, leading and coordinating the provision of a quality Early Learning and Care environment.

The focus is on promoting the holistic wellbeing, development and learning of children from 0 to six years across a range of Early Learning and Care settings. The programme offers a balance of theory and practice, and professional practice placement is integral to the teaching and learning. Learners who successfully complete the programme will have opportunities to progress into the workplace or into further and higher education.

course modules

Curriculum and Pedagogy

Inclusion, Equality and Diversity in ELC

Advanced Child Development

Advanced Professional Practice Placement

Effective Leadership within ELC

Sociology and Social Policy in ELC

Course Details

How does the online course work?
How is the course structured?
Face to face days
Tutor Support
Work Experience
Who should enrol?
Entry Requirements
Protection for learners

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Fees

Payment In Full:

€1295

Instalment Options:

Option 1:

Chevron instalments plan: 8 consecutive monthly instalments of €188 each month, if this does not suit call us to arrange a tailored payment plan to suit your budget

Option 2:

Flexi Finance by Humm: 12 consecutive monthly instalments of €110 each month (finance loan agreement)

How To Enrol

Enrolment & payment are completed online or over the phone, you can give us a call at 01 6855 300 (24/7) or you can request a call back at a time that suits you!