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Sligo College of Further Education

Sligo College of Further Education

Early Childhood Care & Education


Course Code:  6M2007
Award Code(s):  6M2007
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is essential for any student wishing to further their career in Childcare to a supervisory level. Sligo College of Further Education has established unique academic links with Sligo Institute of Technology to offer the opportunity to successful candidates to progress to degree level (Early Childhood Care & Education).

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

Child Development 6N1942
Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies 6N1945
Child Psychology 6N2023
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946
Early Childhood Arts & Culture 6N1936
School aged Childcare 5N1781

Optional Modules
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.

 

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Early Childhood Care & Education Mercy College Sligo 
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Childcare Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
Childcare and Pre-School Education Sligo College of Further Education 
Childcare - Supervision Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
Community & Health Services Jesus & Mary Secondary School 
Early Childhood Care & Education North Connaught College 
Supervision in Childcare North Connaught College 
Healthcare Support North Connaught College 

Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Teacher - Art and Design    Computer Trainer/Instructor  
Psychologist - Educational   Teacher - Languages  
Exercise and Health Instructor   Teacher - Post Primary  
Staff Trainer   Teacher - Physical Education  
Lecturer - Third Level    IT Trainer  
Classroom Assistant   Teacher - English as a Foreign Language  
Teacher - Primary School   Art Therapist  
Guidance Counsellor - Post Primary   Teacher - Agricultural Science  
Teacher - Learning Support / Resource   Montessori Teacher  
Lecturer / Teacher- Further Education   Teacher - Nursery/Playgroup   
Fitness /Aerobics Instructor   Psychologist - Clinical  
Music Therapist   Social Care Worker / Practitioner  
Aid Worker - humanitarian   Counsellor  
Occupational Therapist   Clergy / Religious Ministers  
Social Worker   Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education  
Community Development Worker   Careers Adviser  
Psychotherapist   Community Education Officer  
Museum Educator   Equestrian / Riding Instructor  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Education
Social & Caring
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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6M2007