5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5 Award

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Enrolling components for the full QQI award.

This award is being deactivated and only learners who complete by June 2023 will be certified under the new award. It is only available to learners who have already started one or more of the 5M2009 award modules.

This course provides the successful learner with a nationally accredited award in the theory and practice of early childhood education and care. The learner will gain knowledge, skills and the competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of early childhood care and education settings.

It is made up of 8 components and each component carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award. Three components will be offered each term; 8 components must be completed to achieve a full award.

In order to achieve this award, it is essential to undertake 120 hours of work experience. Prior to beginning work experience all learners must have completed Garda vetting through Mallow College.

Elective Modules

  • Children with Additional Needs - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.) Children with Additional… read more ...
  • Nutrition - Now enrolling for Wednesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 02 February for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.)Nutrition QQI Level 5… read more ...
  • Safety & Health at Work - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Safety and Health at… read more ...
  • SNA - Now enrolling for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 31 January for 10 weeks. Live Online, 18:30-21:30,… read more ...
  • Word Processing - Now enrolling for Mondays. Mallow College of Further Education, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 31 January for 12 weeks. Word Processing QQI… read more ...
For modules running next term please refer to the individual component awards listed below or head to nightschool.ie/tag/5m2009.

QQI Specification

For the official specification of required awards refer to the qualification details for QQI 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education, Level 5.

Award

QQI 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

    Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education, Level 5

    Course Requirements

    • Please note that this is the last semester in which we will be offering these courses online. In January 2022 we return to the classroom only.
    • This award is being deactivated and only learners who complete by June 2023 will be certified under the new award. It is only available to learners who have already started one or more of the 5M2009 award modules.
    • Learners aged 18 and over.
    • A pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard.
    • Or relevant work and life experience for mature students.
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