Advanced Early Childhood Care and Education (with Special Needs) Level 6

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This one year Level 6 award enables students to become professional, reflective practitioners with an integrated approach in early childhood care and education. Students will acquire skills in the area of children’s play, art and craft, social studies, child development and children with additional needs. A supervised work placement also allows students to link theory to practice and gain valuable experience in different childcare settings.



Relevant QQI Level 5 Award:

  • 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education (MBC)
  • 5M2181 Applied Social Studies (MBC)
  • Other Relevant Level 5 Award

All mature students (23+) with relevant work experience are welcome to apply

All applicants may be subject to Garda Vetting

Course Content

  • Child Development 6N1942
  • Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies 6N1945
  • Team Leadership 6N1948
  • Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
  • Supervision in Early Childhood Care 6N1973
  • Work Experience 6N1946
  • Early Childhood Art and Culture 6N1936
  • Special Needs Assisting 6N1957

Note:  Modules may be subject to change

QQI Certification

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following awards:

  • QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education with Special Needs (6M2007)

Click here for further information on the course and possible progression routes.

  • Course Type : QQI Level 6
  • Duration : One Year Full-Time
Location / Contact details

Lake Road MoateWestmeath,N37 WK44 Show Phone Number *****

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Moate Business College

Moate Business College (MBC) is one of the largest colleges of Further Education in the Midlands region, catering for over 400 full time students. With thirty years of experience, we have an excellent reputation for providing learning opportunities that support students to develop their skills and talents, enabling progression to higher education or employment. MBC works tirelessly for the benefit of its students and will do its utmost to provide the best further education possible.

We provide seventeen full time courses divided into three departments of study – Business and IT, Art and Sport, in addition to Healthcare and Social Studies. We cater for learners with a wide variety of needs – from those leaving secondary school who wish to prepare for third level, to those training or upskilling for employment and for those who are returning to education after a break.