Early Childhood Education and Play QQI Level 5

Toy story II by Romina Campos @Flickr
Toy story II by Romina Campos @Flickr


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to ensure that each child’s learning, development and well-being is facilitated through the provision of opportunities, experiences, activities, interaction, materials and equipment, having regard to the age and stage of development of the child and the child’s cultural context.

Night: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 25 September 2017

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)


QQI 5N1773 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • To know the stages of play linked to the developmental stage of the child.
  • To understand the centrality of play to a child’s development, learning and wellbeing.
  • To be aware of a variety of curricula and their implementation.
  • To recognise the importance of the contribution of the adult to the play process.
  • To devise play activities and experiences both indoor and outdoor that are age, stage and culturally appropriate.


€15 discount when you enrol online. 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients. 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2017 will take place at on Monday 11th September 2017 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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Extra Costs

    QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.

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