Course Description

Montessori Teaching course level 6



Killester College run this Montessori Teaching course.

UALIFICATION/CERTIFICATION
QQI Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009
Manual Handling
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care(PHEC) (Formerly First Aid)

QQI Level 6 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007

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Duration: 2 years

Entry to Year 2 of this programme is subject to students completing and successfully passing all components from Year 1 of this course. Students who have successfully completed Level 5 (or equivalent) elsewhere can also be accepted into Year 2.

Note: This course costs €385 for year 1 if you are exempt from €200 Government Charge
Note: This course costs €320 for year 2 if you are exempt from €200 Government Charge

Mature students (over 21 years) may be entitled to VTOS funding

WHAT WILL I STUDY IN YEAR 1?
Early Childhood Education & Play
Child Health and Well Being
Child Development
Understanding Special Needs
Infection Prevention & Control
Approaches to Early Childhood Education
Early Care and Education Practice
Work Experience
Communications
WHAT WILL I STUDY IN YEAR 2?
Early Childhood Curriculum
Early Learning Philosophy
Child Development
Early Childhood Education
Supervision in Childhood Care
Childhood Social, Legal & Health studies
Early Childhood Arts & Culture
Work Experience
Communications
Please note the components listed above may vary occasionally

HOW WILL I LEARN?
You will have a mixture of classroom-based subjects, projects, mandatory work placement and independent study. You will be expected to complete assignments throughout the year.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
A full Award is granted on passing the relevant eight components. You will be assessed throughout and at the end of the year.(Continuous Assessment)On successful completion of each component, you will be awarded a Pass, a Merit or a Distinction grade.

WHAT WE WOULD LIKE FROM YOU!
This is a two-year programme designed to prepare students for employment in Montessori Schools and Early Learning Childcare Centres. If you enjoy children under 6 years old and wish to teach in an early years learning environment, then this course is for you! You will be responsible for securing an appropriate off site work placement before the beginning of the course.

CAREER/PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
Students may pursue a career in Montessori Pre-Schools in Ireland. Students may also progress onto a Montessori Degree offered in St Nicholas Montessori Ireland (SMSI) or Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). Graduates from the Level 6 Award may progress onto Year 3 of a degree in Montessori in St Nicholas Dun Laoghaire (SMSI).Graduates may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the Higher Education Links Scheme

Click this course code 6M2007 to see the list of Third Level courses this Award links with. You can also select “any award” in the same search box and this will return all courses open to students who have successfully completed a QQI Level 5 course.

CollegeKillester College of Further Education
Course LocationKillester, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 5
Course CategoryMontessori Education, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsEarly Childhood Care & Education Level 6
Course Start Date6th September 2021
Course End Date27th May 2022
Course Durationone academic year
Course Fee€585
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have full Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Education 5M2009 Leaving Certificate to include English and Maths
Carear PathStudents may pursue a career in Montessori Pre-Schools in Ireland. Students may also progress onto a Montessori Degree offered in St Nicholas Montessori Ireland (SMSI) or Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). Graduates from the Level 6 Award may progress onto Year 3 of a degree in Montessori in St Nicholas Dun Laoghaire (SMSI).Graduates may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the Higher Education Links Scheme
Phone(01) 8337686
Course Code6M2007
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Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

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