Galway Community College
Further Education

Child Development QQI Level 6 - TUESDAYS

Child Development QQI Level 6 - TUESDAYS




Category: Social Care


Course Name - Child Development 6N1942

Award - Certificate in Child Development QQI Level 6

Purpose The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and
practice of child development when working autonomously and with others in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:
1 Critically reflect on child development theories and their application on ECCE practice
2 Explore the effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child
3 Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child
4 Select from a range of specialised skills to meet the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of legislation and national practice guidelines 2
5 Organise a variety of detailed observations in support of programme planning for individual and groups of children using a range of tools
6 Evaluate personal and team practice in meeting child development needs in an ECCE setting
7 Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.

Assessment Techniques

Project 60%
Examination - Theory 40%

Child Development 6N1942 -

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Further Information:

Major Award 6M2007

Information on Certified Courses

Social Care Part-Time Courses:

  • can be studied part-time over a two year period with 4 modules offered each year.
  • In order to qualify for a major award you need to complete and pass 8 modules specific to the programme. Click on links below for more information.
  • The modules offered are subject to having a sufficient number of applicants to run the course.

Early Childhood Care & Education QQI Level 6/ Major Award

6M2007 (click on link for more information)

Tutor: Aoife Duignan
Fee: €240
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 2021-09-21
Start/End Time: 19.00 - 22.00
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