Child Development: QQI Level 5

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Now enrolling for Monday.

Online, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 28 September for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of child development and learning within early childhood care and education settings.

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.


Online Classes

Now enrolling for Online classes.

Location:
Study online with live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, and your study notes and course materials online on Moodle. How do online classes work?
Scheduled socially-distanced assessments at local centres: Mallow College of Further Education, Fermoy FET Centre, or Charleville FET Centre (formerly Mannix College).
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 28 September 2020

Price: €175.00, *€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students. (Course costs already include QQI certification.)

Information Night: Registration Facebook Event.
Enrolment: Enrol online here before Monday, 14 September 2020.

Award

QQI 5N1764 Child Development, Level 5 (part of 5M2009)

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the holistic development of the child to include physical, cognitive, language, social, emotional, moral, spiritual, creative and cultural development.
  • Describe a range of theories of child development and learning to include Piaget, Chomsky, Erikson, Bowlby, Ainsworth, Pavlov, Skinner.
  • Describe the influence of family, social, cultural and environmental factors on child development and learning.
  • Identify the benefits of play to the child’s holistic development and learning mindful of diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity.
  • Describe the contribution of the practitioner/parent/guardian to the development and learning of children in the home and in the early childhood care and education setting.
  • Apply theoretical principles of child development in the early childhood care and education setting.
  • Document children’s developmental progress against normative milestones of development.
  • Carry out observations in support of programme planning for individual children and groups.
  • Recommend suitable play activities to promote holistic development and learning.
  • Evaluate own role and practice in supporting the development and learning of the child.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N1764 Child Development, Level 5

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