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 Education and Care Support

Code

4M2014

NFQ Level

4

EQF Level

3

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

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

Credit Value

90

Publication Date

14-07-2017

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Active

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 90. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

4N0689

Communications

4

15

4N1111

Child Development and Play

4

10

4N1905

Child Care and Safety

4

10

A minimum credit value of 10 from the following component(s)

4N1131

Personal and Interpersonal Development

4

10

4N1132

Personal Effectiveness

4

10

4N1169

Teamworking

4

10

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

4N1168

Work Experience

4

15

4N1170

Work Practice

4

15

A minimum credit value of 20 from the following component(s)

4N1121

Understanding Interculturalism

4

10

4N1124

Workplace Safety

4

10

4N1180

English as a Second Language

4

10

4N1875

Drama

4

10

4N1987

Mathematics

4

10

The remaining credit value of 10 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 4. A maximum of 10 credits may be used from either level 3 or level 5.