With this QQI Early Childhood Curriculum home study course you will become skilled, knowledgeable and competent in the development and implementation of a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.
he purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the development and implementation of a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.
Early Childhood Curriculum Course Award
This module is one of the mandatory modules required for obtaining the Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education. This module is a statement of the standards to be achieved to gain a minor award in Early Childhood Curriculum at Level 6 (QQI component certificate 6N1944) with Credit Value 15.
Who will Benefit from an Early Childhood Curriculum QQI Course?
This course is ideal for childcare facility owners, managers, supervisors and individuals already involved in or new to childcare and who wish to gain a professional, nationally recognised and accredited qualification in childcare.
Qualification and Progression
On successful completion of this course you will receive a QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944) from QQI.
Unit 1: Theories of Early Childhood
Unit 2: Early Childhood Programme Models and Implementation
Unit 3: Role of the Adult
Unit 4: Curriculum/Programme Implementation
Unit 5: Legislation and guidelines to support Aistear
Unit 6: Planning
Unit 7: Role of the Adult/Personal Reflection
Unit 8: Learning
Early Childhood Curriculum Course Assessment
Throughout the course material you will find self-assessments and exercises to complete. These should not be returned to the College. They are a form of self-examination and reflection and should be used as a study aid.
As soon as you have completed the course you will be required to submit a mandatory project to your Kilroy's College tutor for assessment and grading. The project carries 40% of the final grade. In addition you will be required to prepare and participate in a skills demonstration. This skills demonstration carries 60% of the final grade. The skills demonstration is used to access a broad range of practical based learning outcomes including practical skills and knowledge. It will require you to complete a task or series of tasks that demonstrate a range of skills within an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.
On the successful completion of your course, you will receive a QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944) from QQI in recognition of your educational achievement.