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QQI (FETAC) Level 6 Courses

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Early Childhood Care & Education and SNA Qualification

The Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6 course will equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work in the childcare sector in a supervisory position in a variety of settings such as: pre-schools, Naoinrai, crèches, nurseries and day-care centres.
Course Hours:Timetables vary from year to year please contact the college directly for detailed timetable information
Course Code:6M2007
Entry requirements:1. For entry to Level 6, a full QQI Level 5 in a complementary area is required
2. All applicants will be required to attend an interview
3. An offer of a place on this course means the applicant has met the minimum
entry requirements set out here and satisfactory presentation at interview
Course Duration:1 year
Commencement Date:September 2017
Course Co-Ordinator: Ms. Liz O'Leary
Contact information:info@kinsalecollege.ie

About The Course

The Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6 course will equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work in the childcare sector in a supervisory position in a variety of settings such as: pre- schools, Naoinrai, crèches, nurseries and day- care centres.

This course gives you the qualification for SNA in Pre-school, Primary or Secondary schools. Learners will understand and relate concepts of leadership and supervision to pedagogy and practice showing a significant depth of knowledge of the principles, theories and concepts pertinent to effective ECCE service delivery.

It will prepare learners to work competently, safely and effectively with children. Learners will understand and implement a range of policies, procedures and best practice guidelines that support the delivery of an effective early childhood care and education service. The course is also a preparatory course designed for students who intend to pursue further training in the Childcare sector in an Institute of Technology or University. 

Module Info & Codes

Child Development: 6N1942
Early Childhood Curriculum: 6N1944
Childhood Social & Legal Health Studies: 6N1945
Disability Awareness: 6N1975
Supervision in Early Childhood Care: 6N1973
Communications: 6N1950
Work Experience: 6N1946
Special Needs Assisting: 6N1957

How to Apply & Application Deadline

Applications for all our courses will be available on the website and in the college from 1st week in January 2017 for all courses commencing in September 2017.

Interviews will be held for all courses later in the year generally in May/June. To apply, simply download an application form and forward to the College.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course may apply to the following centres

• Nurseries
• Crèche’s
• Pre-Schools
• Early Start Centres
• Day Care
• Family Centres
• Private Homes
• Primary Schools (As Special Needs Assistants) Working with adults and children with special needs

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Education Progression Opportunities

Graduates may apply to the following colleges

Graduates from this course may apply to the following colleges:

• Early Childhood Studies UCC
• Early Childhood Care and Education CIT
• Social Care CIT
• Early Childhood Studies Carlow IT
• Early Childhood Studies Mary Immaculate College, Limerick Early Childhood Care and Education Tralee 


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Work Placement/Experience

Professional Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 120 hours of work placement in a relevant accredited child setting. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

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Student Experiences

“I’ve had a once in a life time experience studying in Kinsale, meeting so many fabulous people and learning what my true passion is!”

“After attending Kinsale Further Education College studying Childcare level 5 & 6; I can honestly say my two years there were fantastic. The help provided and understanding from all the staff there, was touching. I finished my level 6 in May 2013, and thankfully I am now studying a Level 7 in Early Years Education @ Cork Institute of Technology. QQI has given me the opportunity of fulfilling my dream in achieving a place in CIT; the knowledge I have gained and carried forward with me is invaluable.” 

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