Interested in achieving the QQI Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award and become a highly skilled professional leading others and coordinating the provision of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children's well-being, development, and learning.
An ECCE Qualification offering career and academic opportunities enabling you to apply for degree programmes in childcare, health, and education or work in a variety of childcare facilities - day care nursery, crèche, pre-school / after school setting or with families.
Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland, so you can feel confident that this Major Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in the Supervision of an Early Childhood Care and Education setting and progress to Higher Education programmes in this field.
Learn from a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers; their dedication and commitment to excellence will ensure that learners are guided on their journey; supported to develop professionalism in the field of Early Childhood Care and Education and equipped with all relevant skills/knowledge.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge and practical work experience to achieve your goals.
Work Experience: 100 Hours (Mandatory)
Start Date: 08/10/18
End Date: 09/10/19
Evenings: Mon and Wed and 8 Saturdays
Duration: 1 Year
Time: 18.30 to 21.30
QQI/FET Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6 Major Award (6M2007)
Awarded by: QQI Quality & Qualifications Ireland
Dorset College Certificate in Manual Handling
Total Credit Value for this Award is 120 (15 Credits per Module)
Grading: Pass / Merit / Distinction
The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the modules
Higher Education Links
Higher Education Progression Opportunities
Graduates who have successfully completed this course are eligible for consideration for academic progression routes in Childcare, Health and Education in Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland.
The following options include: