This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Early Childhood Care and Education

Code

6M2007

NFQ Level

6

EQF Level

5

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

09. Health and welfare > 2. Welfare > 2. Child care and youth services

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

08-11-2016

Review Date

31-12-2016

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the award specification for this award (see below) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

6N1942

Child Development

6

15

6N1944

Early Childhood Curriculum

6

15

6N1945

Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies

6

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

6N1946

Work Experience

6

15

6N1947

Work Practice

6

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

6N1948

Team Leadership

6

15

6N1949

Personal and Professional Development

6

15

6N1950

Communications

6

15

A minimum credit value of 30 from the following component(s)

6N1932

Early Learning Philosophy

6

15

6N1933

Early Learning Environment

6

15

6N1935

Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy

6

15

6N1936

Early Childhood Arts and Culture

6

15

6N1957

Special Needs Assisting

6

15

6N1972

Creative Studies for Special Needs

6

15

6N1973

Supervision in Early Childhood Care

6

15

6N1974

Equality and Diversity in Childcare

6

15

6N1975

Disability Awareness

6

15

6N2023

Child Psychology

6

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 6. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from level 5.