Early Childcare and Education with Management including SNA (Level 6)

Description

This course offers a Level 6 qualification in Childcare. It also includes a Special Needs Assistant Module.

Duration

One year, full time.

Modules

  • Supervision in Early Childhood Care (6N1973)
  • Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944)
  • Team Leadership (6N1948)
  • Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies (6N1945)
  • Communications (6N1950)
  • Child Development (6N1942)
  • Special Needs Assisting (6N1957)
  • Work Experience (6N1946)

Certification:

NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI (6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education)

Career Options:

This course gives students the skills necessary to take up employment in the Childcare sector in a supervisory or managerial nature, or as a Special Needs Assistant/Inclusion Support Assistant in a Primary or Second-level school.

  • This course is particularly attractive to perspective employers as in a crèche setting the level 6 qualification allows you to become the room leader who will be responsible for the day to day running of their room.

There are many more opportunities for college progression.

Please contact guidancecounselling@greenhillscollege.ie with any queries.

Third Level Progression:

This course allows progression to a large number of Degrees in Maynooth University including Early Childhood Teaching MH801.

  • There are numerous Degrees that allow progression in UCD including Social Policy DN750 and Psychology DN720.
  • Students may also apply for progression to DCU to study Early Childhood Education or Social Care Practice TA025 in IT Tallaght.
  • DIT accept this course on their Early Childhood Education DT572 and Social Care DT571 programmes.

There are many more opportunities for college progression.

Please contact guidancecounselling@greenhillscollege.ie with any queries.

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants to this Level 6 award should already hold a Level 5 or equivalent award.
  • Students should be 16 years or over at the start of the course.