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ECCE Level 6 Major Award - Blended Learning

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8 - 10 Months


QQI Level 6


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September 2028

ECCE Level 6 Major Award - Blended Learning

To meet the needs of an expanding ECCE sector Portobello Institute aims to provide a solid, integrated, unified approach to the delivery of ECCE training.

Our Early Childhood courses aim to develop our Learners the highest level of professional competence as practitioners, establishing in them a wide knowledge and a deep understanding of educational practices in conjunction with the principles set down by Síolta: the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Aistear: the Framework for Early Learning.

This qualification will allow you to work as a room leader or supervisor under the ECCE scheme. You will be qualified to work with children from 0 – 6 within the broader childcare settings.

This course is offered through blended learning, there will be a mixture of live lectures, online learning, directed home tasks and online/phone support from your personal tutor. You will attend 8 Saturday workshops (every 6 weeks).

QQI Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education (6M2007)

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college

This course is completed through blended learning and students must attend 8 workshops.  Workshops will be held in Portobello Institute, Dublin 1. All candidates must book onto the workshops in advance by contacting or Tel: 01 8920000.  Please refer to the available schedule of workshops.


•    Early Childhood Curriculum 
•    Work Experience 
•    Personal and Professional Development 
•    Social, Legal and Health Studies 
•    Child Development
•    Communications 
•    Child Psychology 
•    Special Needs Assisting 

Course price is €1200

Protection for learners insurance fee €48

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Course Code Location & Info Price
EYEE-B-NW-30-00 All Regions

Students can commence online learning at any time
Study at your own pace
€1200 Book Now
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