Childcare Training

Childcare Level 6

Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 6 – Major Award 6M2007

This course is intended for those aspiring to supervise and manage in the childcare field. Management in childcare is growing, which can provide a wealth of opportunity for suitably trained candidates.

Benefits
The major award offers you the next step in a career in the management of a childcare facility. This qualification can be used through the CAO to apply for a third level degree course in a related discipline, subject to certain specific requirements. With this nationally and internationally recognised certificate you will have a sought after qualification on your CV. You and the childcare facility where you work will benefit from having fully qualified staff and programmes in place for HSE inspections.

Objectives
A clear understanding of the responsibilities and skills required by the childcare supervisor. An awarness of the needs of young children and an ability to devise child age-based programmes which make all the difference in catering for the developmental needs of young children. To develop interpersonal skills to help in dealing with parents, guardians as well as statutory and non- statutory organisations. To have a clear understanding of the social and legal issues in relation to the welfare of children. Planning and implementing management and leadership skills and structures as well as activity planning and education. Understanding the most current legislation and ensuring that it is met.

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Childhood Care and Education Level 5Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5 – Major Award 5M2009

This course is intended for those who are interested in working with children and require the necessary skills to do so. It also benefits those who currently work in childcare and require the recognised QQI certification in this area.

Benefits
Benefit from having a broad range of activities that suit the developmental stages of the children in your care. Secure the skills and training requirements set out under the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme. Be fully qualified to safely care for children ages 0-6 years. Put yourself / your crèche on the map in terms of having fully qualified staff.

Objectives
Provide insight into personal motivation, communication and interactive behaviour. Outline the theories of early childhood development within the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme. Gain an understanding of caring for children 0-6 years old. Provide up-to-date health and safety and childcare legislation. Provide skills in helping children create and work with arts and crafts.

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SNA Assisting Level 6

Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 – 6N1957

This course is intended for those aspiring to work in a special needs assistant role and require the necessary skills and qualifications to do so.

Benefits
You will acquire the knowledge to stimulate and provide positive learning experiences for people with specific special needs. Gain the skills to work effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Promote good practice amongst those working with people with special needs. Understand the duties of the special needs assistant under current child protection legislation. Become capable of creating and maintaining appropriate relationships with children, their parents, their primary carers, teachers and other professionals.

Objectives
Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Special Needs Assistant. Appreciate the importance of working effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Promote equal opportunities and respect for all people with special needs. Be familiar with the main difficulties and disabilities that people with special needs may present within the work setting.

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