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Childcare - Special Needs Assisting

Course Code(s):  5M2009 CI061
QQI Award Code:  5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2009 CI061
QQI Award Code 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and qualifications necessary to pursue a career in the area of early years care and education. This childcare course will offer additional opportunities for students who wish to specialise in working as a special needs assistant in a variety of early years care and education settings.

Students will receive training in the basic practical skills, knowledge and understanding of the role of the special needs assistant in crches, playschools, primary schools, etc. As part of the course, students undertake placement in a range of childcare settings.

What will you Study?

Child Development 5N1764
Child Health and Wellbeing 5N1765
Communications 5N0690
Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773
Children with Additional Needs 5N2396
Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770
Infant and Toddler Years 5N1779
Special Needs Assisting 5N1786
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSC 5M2009

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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