Course Description

Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6



Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 is a course run by Kilroy's College, Dublin. It is a Distance Learning course with a duration of 12 weeks. Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 at Kilroy's College, please review the details below.

Study our Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 distance learning course and you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for dealing with child protection issues.

The objective of this distance learning QQI accredited childcare course is to provide you with an understanding of social policy and legislation relevant to early childhood education and care settings, children and their families and the skills necessary for dealing with child protection issues. The course aims to promote good practice, equality and respect for diversity in early childhood education and care.

Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies Course Details

Learners who successfully complete this course will:-

  • Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on children’s health and wellbeing to include family structure, community, culture, education, health, social services and social status
  • Evaluate child protection guidelines in relation to the protection of children and staff
  • Assess statutory regulations and national practice guidelines, which relate directly to and impact on early childhood care and education settings
  • Examine national and international social policy and how it impacts on the wellbeing of children and families
  • Implement procedures for dealing with specific child protection issues
  • Evaluate the relevance of policies and procedures which safeguard children within ECCE settings

Course Contents

Factors in health and well-being

Skills required for meeting stakeholders’ needs

Child protection guidelines

Legislation and best practice

National and international social policy and how it impacts on the wellbeing of children and families

Policies & procedures

Child protection concerns

Our attitudes and their results

Learning goals – personal and team

This course is ideal for childcare facility owners, managers, supervisors and individuals already involved in or new to childcare and who wish to gain a professional, nationally recognised and accredited qualification in childcare.


Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies Course Assessment This course is divided into 9 study units. You will be assessed through completion of a project and two assignments. This will include demonstration of your understanding and application of concepts, selection of relevant research techniques and sources of information and also your ability to analyse, evaluate, draw conclusions and make recommendations. All work submitted must be your own and the course must be completed within 12 weeks of receiving your study units. There is no final exam at the end of the course. Work submitted will be marked by your tutor, checked by an internal verifier and also by an independent QQI external authenticator. In addition in every unit you will find practice questions and activities. These are provided as a means of self-assessment and progress check. Confidentiality All your course work and any correspondence with the college will be treated as strictly private and confidential. On the successful completion of your course, you will receive a QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies (6N1945) from QQI in recognition of your educational achievement.


Advantages:

  • The College is open all year, so you can start studying at any time.
  • This Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 course allows you the flexibility and confidentiality of studying at home without having to take time out from work or other personal commitments.
  • It offers you valuable savings in time and transportation because you complete your entire course from home.
  • Once enrolled, you will receive everything that you need to get started in your student study pack.

 

The Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies QQI Level 6 course at Kilroy's College is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderKilroy's College
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies
Course Duration12 weeks
Course TimeAll year enrolling
Course Fee198.00
Entry RequirementsThe preferred entry level for this Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies course is Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experience or QQI Level 5 Certificate or equivalent.
Phone(01) 639 4660
Course Code6N1945
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