Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007

The Early Childhood Care and Education Award at level 6 provides the learner with knowledge, skills and competence to work as childhood practitioners and to lead and supervise others.  Those qualified through this programme may be employed in a variety of ECCE settings including day care, preschool, crèche and after school facilities.  This course meets the educational requirements set out for the Government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme, which requires that at least one person in each childcare centre or crèche is qualified at this level.  To achieve the overall major award learners must complete 120 hours of placement in a registered childcare setting

Module Start Date Day
Work Experience Sept. 2019 Monday
Team Leadership Sept. 2019 Wednesday
Child Development Jan. 2020 Monday
Early Childhood Literacy &  Numeracy Jan. 2020 Monday
Early Childhood Curriculum Sept. 2020 Monday
Childhood Social Legal & Health Studies Sept. 2020 Wednesday
Disability Awareness Jan. 2021 Monday
Special Needs Assisting Jan. 2021 Wednesday












Each module 6:30-9:30pm for 14 weeks

Enrolment Criteria

Leaving Certificate or equivalent

If learners do not have leaving certificate or equivalent, they will have to do an assessment

Learners need to secure work experience in a registered childcare setting.

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