The purpose of the QQI Level 6 Childcare course is to enable you to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work as an autonomous practitioner and or take responsibility for the work of others in leading and coordinating the provision of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children’s well-being, development and learning. This award will provide you with opportunities to transfer and progress to programmes leading to higher education and training awards.
Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Award (Major) Level 6 – 6M2007
QQI accredited course
Distance learning course
Theory is 100% online
Classroom skill session and in-house examinations
150 notional learning hours
You will be assigned a highly qualified full time in-house tutor, whom you can contact through phone or email
Additional support on our online forum
Minimum of Level 5 Childcare as entry requirement
20 hours of work experience per module required, in total a minimum of 150 hours for this major award
You are required to find your own work placement
Rapid Garda vetting and work placement insurance service provided at no extra cost
One exam based module; Other modules are continuous assessment through work-based assignments, projects, skills demonstrations and learner records
After successfully completing this course, you will be qualified to work as a childcare practitioner on supervisory level.