Course: Early Care & Education Practice QQI Level 5
Category: Childcare (QQI Accredited)
Description: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the
knowledge, skill and competence in Early Childhood Care and
Education Practice to enable the learner to work under direction
with children, their families and colleagues within early childhood
care and education settings (ECCE).
Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:
1 Explain the historical development of the ECCE
sector in Ireland
2 Outline relevant legislation, policies, practices and
procedures pertaining to ECCE provision
3 Explain the importance of self awareness and
effective interpersonal skills in an ECCE setting
4 Explain the rights of the child in the context of an
ECCE setting
5 Communicate effectively with children, families and
6 Implement practices and activities to promote
equality and value diversity in an ECCE setting
7 Implement administration and operational procedures
in an ECCE setting to include daily logs, routines and
record keeping
8 Participate effectively in team work in an ECCE
9 Implement care and education routines with children
in the ECCE setting
10 Maintain a quality ECCE environment that complies
with relevant regulations and standards
11 Reflect on personal strengths and weaknesses when
working with children, families and team members.
Tutor: TBA TBA
Fee: €240
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 2021-01-19
Start/End Time: 19:00 - 22.00