This is a one year Childcare course designed to enable students to work as members of a professional Childcare team. This course equips graduates with a QQI Level 5 award in Childcare. Students may gain entry to the Level 6 Advanced Childcare course in other colleges or to seek work on completion of the course.
The course consists of the following component awards
- Child Development (5N1764)
- Child Health and Well Being (5N1765)
- Early Care and Education Practice (5N1700)
- Work Experience (5N1356)
- Communications (5N0690)
- Special Needs Assisting (5N1786)
- Social Studies (5N1370)
All of which make up the Major award – Level 5 award in Early Childhood Care and Education (5M2009)
Work Experience Placements form a vital part of childcare courses. As such students of this course will have the opportunity to attend a work placement in an early years setting throughout the year.
This course is run by Riversdale Community College