Drogheda Institute of Further EducationEarly Childhood Care and Education – ECCE – Level 6

Early Childhood Care and Education – ECCE – Level 6

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 6 QQI

Course description

This one year ECCE course extends students knowledge in theoretical approaches and provides them with the skills needed to work as a room leader/supervisor in a childcare setting.

Graduates can progress to degree studies at third level or progress directly into employment in the childcare sector.

Course Content

Child Development
Childhood Social, Legal & Health Issues
Early Childhood Curriculum
Early Learning Philosophy
Early Childhood Arts and Culture
Special Needs Assisting
Work Experience
Additional Qualifications:
First Aid Responder
People Handling
Infection Control


QQI Level 6 Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education – 6M2007.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course must have successfully achieved a Level 5 award in Childcare or a related area.

Progression Options

Graduates may opt to go directly into the world of work or decide to progress to a third level degree course in Early Childhood Care and Education in a variety of Universities and Institutes of Technology.

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