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Award Aim: The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work as an autonomous practitioner and or take responsibility for the work of others in leading and coordinating the provision of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children’s well-being, development and learning.

Participant Profile: Major award is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in a childcare capacity.

Classroom – 4 days (usually 1 day per week) in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time


Online  – Commence at a time suits you and work at your own pace. Full tutor support available throughout.

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Status: Mandatory Minor component

Credit Value: 120 credits in Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6 6M2007


This award was developed through the Common Award System. QQI has validated this programme for Barrow Training who has full approval from QQI to deliver. The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing the following awards where each component is worth 15 credits:
Mandatory Components that must be completed include:

  • Child Development 6N1942
  • Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944
  • Childhood Social, Legal & Health Studies 6N1945
  • Work Practice 6N1947
  • Communications 6N1950

Elective Components include:

  • Child Psychology 6N2023
  • Early Learning Environment 6N1933
  • Equality & Diversity in Childcare 6N1974
  • Supervision In Early Childhood Care 6N1973
  • Team Leadership 6N1948


Full QQI Level 5/6 Childcare Course Online

 Special Price of €1070

 Individual Modules €245




Entry Requirement: Minimum of Level 5 certificate standard of education or extensive childcare experience. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Learners will receive assignment briefs and guidelines on completing all assessments associated with the major award.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced Childcare experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie
Transfer/progression: Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.

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One Comment

  1. Joyce horan June 14, 2019 at 10:28 pm - Reply

    How can I book to online level 6! And can I pay it off weekly or anything like that? Do I need a deposit for it first?

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