Creative Arts for Early Childhood - Self Paced Course
Standalone or Part of Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009 Major Award
When you engage in this creative arts for early childhood course you will gain knowledge and skills to enable you to to plan creative activities that promote a child’s learning, development and well-being, with specific regard to age and stage of development. Topics will also include the importance of consulting with children and enabling children to participate in planning for creative arts experiences. You will also study the use of open ended and natural materials in both the indoor and outdoor environment, findings on creativity in early childhood and recent changes in child care legislation.
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This course is suitable for you if you are new to your role in Early Childhood Care and Education as an early years practitioner, or if you wish to gain this valuable qualification and find a job in this sector.
To commence this course, ideally you will have achieved Junior / Leaving Certificate standard or appropriate FETAC/QQI Qualification or equivalent. Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience are welcomed. Where deemed appropriate, you may have to complete an English Language Proficiency Test.
The Course Advisor is available to meet with you to discuss and advise on the course details, career and academic opportunities and assess your suitability for the course.
Creative Arts for Early Childhood 5N1769·
A variety of creative media opportunities. The benefits of exploration and participation in creative arts for the child. The role of the adult in creating an environment in which children feel secure and confident enough to take risks and explore new situations.
In line with QQI's requirements there are 8 learning outcomes that are delivered as part of the course content.
- 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.
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The Creative Arts for Early Childhood - Self Paced course outline can be found below...
Induction - Before You Start
Creative Media Opportunities
Benefits of Creative Arts
Role of the Adult
Consulting with Children
Exploring and Creating Using Open-ended Materials and Natural Items
Respecting Children’s Choices and Decisions
Developmentally Appropriate Activities
Your Role and Responsibilities
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The course 5N1769 Creative Arts for Early Childhood is assessed in the following ways, with the following weighting; Project 40% and Collection of Work 60%.
Project 40%; A project is a individual to a brief with guidelines, that will be given to you on the first session of your course. They are carried out over a period of time. Projects involve: research – requiring individual investigation of a topic related to your course.
Collection of Work 60%; A collection of work is a collection and/or selection of pieces of work produced by you over the duration of the course that demonstrates your mastery of the skills. You will use guidelines provided by your tutor on the first session of your course. You will be required to compile a collection of your own work. The collection of work will demonstrate evidence of a range of the specific learning outcomes and or skills associated with this course.
Pass 50% - 64%
Merit 65% - 70%
Distinction 80% - 100%
You will have access to support from your tutor by phone and e-mail. Your tutor will provide you with their contact details at the first session of your course. Your tutor can direct you to further supports available that we provide.
Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration.
You will be awarded a certificate 5N1769 Creative Arts for Early Childhood.
QQI is the awarding body. Forus Training is a provider of education and training programmes and we issue certificates to learners who have reached the standard for a QQI award. The certificate you will recieve on successful completion is a formal confirmation by QQI that you have demonstrated the knowledge, skill and competence required to achieve the named award.
This Programme is validated by QQI and is coded 5N1769 Creative Arts for Early Childhood. This certificate which will be issued to you by us is an award listed on the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications). This ensures the certificate is nationally and internationally recognised and has many potential uses; for example, for further / higher education or employment in Ireland or abroad.
There are a few ways for you to book this programme.
1. Choose and purchase the programme online.
2. Choose, complete and submit the appropriate application form below
If you are booking this course as a stand alone module please use this application form https://forustraining.ie/knowledge-base/application-form…nd-alone-modules/
If you are booking this course as part of the major award; Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009 please use this application form: https://forustraining.ie/knowledge-base/application-form…jor-award-5m2009/
Protection for Enrolled Learners (PEL) Policy
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) was established in November 2012 by the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (the 2012 Act).
The 2012 Act sets out (in Part 6) legal requirements for QQI and providers of education and training (providers) regarding the Protection of Enrolled Learners (PEL).
The legal requirement ensures that learners enrolled on a programme, of longer than three months duration and where fees have been paid, are not disadvantaged in the event of the programme ceasing prior to completion.
For PEL arrangements relating to the programmes relating to this award please follow this link to more detailed information.
Protection for Enrolled Learners, Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009
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