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Early Care and Education Practice (with Communications & Work Experience) September Enrolment (24 Weeks)

Course Overview

Accreditation QQI Level 5 Minor Award in Early
Care and Education Practice 5N1770/ Combined
with QQI Level 5 Minor or Award in Work
Experience 5N1356 and QQI Level 5 Minor Award
in Communications 5N0690
Course Code:
CC012 THURS 19.00 - 21.30

This Early Care and Education Practice programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in a professional capacity with children, parents and colleagues.

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Programme Description


• Working in Childcare: history of

childcare provision in Ireland; childcare

support organisations/agencies;

professional development in childcare

• Legislation: duties of employers/

employees/childcare worker

• Working with Parents: parents and

children’s welfare/development;

difference family approaches to child

rearing; parent and childcare team


• Parents, Children and the Childcare

Team: interpersonal skills; verbal and

nonverbal communication; listening,

talking and encouraging a child

• Personal Reflection: personal

experiences and childcare training;

theoretical learning and working with

children; strengths/weaknesses/


NOTE: Learners undertaking online

courses must have basic IT skills and

have access to the necessary ICT

equipment, software and Broadband

capability to enable them to undertake

an online course.

LCFE Funding