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Child Health and Well Being (with School Age Childcare) (QQI LEVEL 5) | CC004 (24 weeks)

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Child Health and Well being 5N1765. QQI Level 5 Minor Award in School Age Childcare 5N1781
Course Code:
CC004 | MON 19.00 - 21.30

This course is suitable for individuals wishing to acquire the skills and knowledge to care for children 0-6 years either in the home or in a childcare setting.

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Programme Description

Child Health and Well Being

  • Safety: features of a safe environment; guidelines for outings; hygiene and safety issues for managing pets; emergency procedures; first aid certificate
  • Health: personal care routines; infection – routes / prevention; immunization courses; signs / symptoms of an  unwell child; exercises/activities
  • Feeding Babies and Children: balanced diet; dietary needs; feeding a baby; feeding abnormalities; healthy snack foods; daily food intake log etc.
  • Nappy-Changing and Toileting: clothing and footwear; evaluate a range of nappies and toiletries; nappy changing; bath a baby;  toilet training etc.

School Age Childcare

  • The purpose of this component is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to implement and evaluate school Age Childcare programmes. (See Below)
  • Learners complete module: Child Health & Well Being 5N1765 in Term 1 (12 weeks)
  • Learners complete module: School Age Childcare 5N1781 in Term 2 (12 weeks)
  • The learner needs to complete a first aid certificate programme.
This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.