Early Childhood Care Health & Education

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Early Childhood Care Health & Education
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code 103158 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Application Date Application Deadline: 14th September.
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Duration 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
- Full QQI Level 6 Award in Early Childhood Care & Education (6M2007). A full Level 6 Major award is made of eight modules.

- A major QQI level 6 or QQI level 6/7 award where a significant element of the course pertains to early childhood studies.

- Each applicant must have the equivalent of 2 years full-time experience in a Health Services Executive approved early childhood setting or a Department of Education notified service.
Course Content

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This programme is designed for those working in the area of Early Years Health, Care and Education. It provides a pathway where-by those currently employed in the area may undertake a part time degree whilst simultaneously uti...

Subjects Taught

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Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

Creativity in the Early Years Mandatory 5
Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment Mandatory 10
Child Health & Disability Mandatory 10
Children and Families Support Mandatory 5


Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
◾Health Services
◾Other Public Health Services

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
◾Specialist Advisors
◾Family Support and Community Services
◾Primary School Teacher
Further Enquiries Dr Louise McBride
Head of Department
Email: Louise.McBride@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6303
Location Letterkenny Campus
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