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Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) L6 - Blended Learning

Course Type: Part Time and Evening
Institute Name: Portobello Institute
Fee: on request
Course Locations: Dublin City Centre
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

To meet the needs of an expanding ECCE sector Portobello Institute aims to provide a solid, integrated, unified approach to the delivery of ECCE training. FETAC Certificates are now obtained through a new Common Award System (CAS) and awarded by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).

Portobello Institute have been approved by Pobal as a Training Provider to deliver accredited training as part of the Learner Fund.  The Learner Fund will subsidise the cost for eligible learners to undertake accredited Level 5 and Level 6 courses. By September 2015 all staff will be required to have Level 5 and all (ECCE) room leaders will be required to have Level 6 in Childcare.

Our Early Childhood courses aim to develop our Learners the highest level of professional competence as practitioners, establishing in them a wide knowledge and a deep understanding of educational practices in conjunction with the principles set down by Síolta: the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Aistear: the Framework for Early Learning.

This qualification will allow you to work as a room leader or supervisor under the ECCE scheme. You will be qualified to work with children from 0 – 6 within the broader childcare settings.
This course is ideal for those currently working within an early years setting.

This course is offered through blended learning, there will be a mixture of live lectures, online learning, directed home tasks and online/phone support from your personal tutor. You will attend 8 Saturday workshops (every 6 weeks).

Qualification Gained

FETAC Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education


Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college

Course Structure

This is a blended learning course delivered over 48 weeks with 2 workshops on a Saturday or Sunday. Please refer to the schedule of workshops here

Course Content Modules

•    Early Childhood Curriculum
•    Work Experience
•    Personal and Professional Development
•    Social, Legal and Health Studies
•    Child Development
•    Communications
•    Child Psychology
•    Special Needs Assisting

 

Access, Transfer and Progression

Learners can progress directly into Year 2 of our 4 year (Hons) Degree: Early Childhood Studies (Level 8) awarded by London Metropolitan University

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