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Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944 QQI/FETAC  Level 6

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to develop and implement a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.
Who should apply:
  Anyone interested in working with Children or in the Childcare environment.
Learners will be able to:
1 Critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice
2 Assess a range of early childhood programme models and approaches and their implementation
3 Evaluate the role of the adult in supporting children’s learning and development
4 Select from a range of strategies to facilitate assessment for learning
5 Promote learning contexts which support children’s well-being, identities and belonging consistent with relevant legislation and national practice guidelines
6 Lead curriculum implementation in a variety of situations both indoor and outdoor
7 Evaluate personal and professional learning and that of others linking curriculum theory to practice and assessment
8 Reflect on own attitudes, values and beliefs and their impact on the learning environment

Assessment Technique:     

Project  40%            Skills Demonstration   60%

The grading of the QQI/FETAC component is as follows:
Pass               50-64%                           Merit               65-79%                              Distinction     80-100%
G Training Centre, Gorey
Costing: €300 (including Administration Fee)          This price does not include QQI/FETAC Certification Fees
Duration: 10 - 12 weeks            Start Date: To be Confirmed
All participants are required to be Garda Vetted and take part in suitable work experience during the programme.
It is the responsibility of the learners to secure an appropriate work experience placement.
Please note: KCFE can NOT insure candidates while attending work experience.


Career Options:

Students obtaining certification in Level 6 Childcare may progress to further studies at selected third level colleges under the Higher Education Links Scheme.

Other options include entering direct employment within the childcare profession as:

• Crèche/Nursery Worker

• Professional Child-minder

• Au Pair

• Pre-school Teacher

• Special Needs Assistant (SNA)

• Primary School Classroom Assistant

Playschool Assistant

Component Certification:
Following successful completion Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education will offer a QQI/ FETAC Level 6 component in Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944 QQI/FETAC which is a Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Learner Progression
Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944 QQI/FETAC is a component of
Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007 QQI/FETAC Level 6
Learners who successfully complete this programme may use the associated credits towards this award
Additional Information
All training is delivered in a friendly and comfortable training centre with experienced and dedicated tutors focusing on ensuring each trainee is given every opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to excel in their childcare role.
To view more information in relation to the specific learning outcomes of this component please see the full Component Specification which is available on the QQI/FETAC website.
To find out if the above component is currently scheduled please visit our Course Scheduled page.





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