Creative Arts for Early Childhood: QQI Level 5

New for Spring 2020 in Fermoy. Now enrolling in Charleville and Fermoy.

Charleville Further Education & Training Centre, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 30 January for 10 weeks. Fermoy Further Education & Training Centre, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 03 February for 10 weeks. €230* (€168 conc.)

The purpose of the award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in facilitating a child’s learning, development and well-being through the provision of creative opportunities; to enable the learner to devise experiences, activities, interaction and materials with regard to the age and stage of development of the child utilising varied media, art and craft, drama, music and any other creative endeavours.

Mallow Classes

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NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks

Cost: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, 30% off for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and recently graduated Mallow College day students.

Charleville Classes

Now enrolling for Charleville. Enrol online today.

Charleville Further Education & Training Centre (formerly Mannix College).
Nights: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 30 January 2020

Cost: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, 30% off for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and recently graduated Mallow College day students.

Information Night:
Registration Week, Tuesday January 14 and Thursday January 16, 19:00 to 20:00 at Charleville Further Education & Training Centre (formerly Mannix College). Check your options and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.

Fermoy Classes

Now enrolling for Fermoy. Enrol online today.

Fermoy Further Education & Training Centre McCurtain Street.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 03 February 2020

Cost: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, 30% off for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and recently graduated Mallow College day students.

Award

QQI 5N1769 Creative Arts for Early Childhood, Level 5 (part of 5M2009)

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine a variety of creative media opportunities with young children.
  • Summarise the benefits of exploration and participation in creative arts for the child.
  • Explore the role of the adult in creating an environment in which children feel secure and confident enough to take risks and explore new situations.
  • Plan opportunities for consultation with children to plan and engage in creative arts experiences.
  • Test open ended materials and natural items for creative arts in both the indoor and outdoor environments appropriate to different stages of children’s development.
  • Explore challenges for adults in respecting choices and decisions of children.
  • Employ developmentally appropriate creative arts activities which promote the holistic development of the child.
  • Reflect on own role and responsibilities when engaging in creative arts activities with children mindful of health and safety.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners aged 18 and over.
  • A pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard.
  • Relevant work and life experience is equivalent for mature students (aged 23 and over).

Costs

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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