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Early Childhood Education and Play/Childminding Practice (QQI LEVEL 5) | CC008 (24 weeks)

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773 and QQI Level 5: Minor Award in Child Minding Practice 5N1766
Course Code:
CC008 | WED 19.00 - 21.30

This programme is designed to provide individuals with opportunities to acquire the skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate a suitable programme of activities for a quality school age childcare setting

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Programme Description

Early Childhood Education

• Understanding Play: types/stages/ patterns/benefits of play; safety standards
• Play Activities: physical/creative play; promote maths/ science/ music etc
• Toys, Games and Play Equipment: suitability; learning tools; books etc.

Childminding Practice

The purpose of this component is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the principles, practices and guidelines underpinning best practice in childminding, to enable the learner to work in a professional manner with children and parents in a childminding context within the home setting.

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.