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

5M2009

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

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

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

27-09-2016

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)

5N1764

Child Development

5

15

5N1765

Child Health and Well Being

5

15

5N1770

Early Care and Education Practice

5

15

5N1773

Early Childhood Education and Play

5

15

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

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

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

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N0972

Customer Service

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

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

5N1207

Occupational First Aid

5

5

5N1279

Human Growth and Development

5

15

5N1370

Social Studies

5

15

5N1394

Legal Practice and Procedures

5

15

5N1763

Approaches to Early Childhood Education

5

15

5N1766

Childminding Practice

5

15

5N1769

Creative Arts for Early Childhood

5

15

5N1775

Equality and Diversity in Childcare

5

15

5N1779

Infant and Toddler Years

5

15

5N1781

School Age Childcare

5

15

5N1786

Special Needs Assisting

5

15

5N2005

Irish for Preschool Services

5

15

5N2006

Nutrition

5

15

5N2396

Children with Additional Needs

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.