Child Health and Well Being

Youth by Randy Galang @Flickr
Youth by Randy Galang @Flickr


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to provide for the health and well-being of children and maintain healthy, hygienic and safe practices and environments in a range of early childhood care and education (ECCE) settings

Night: Tuesday
Times: 07:12 to 07:12
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)


QQi 5N1765 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the requirements necessary to provide for the health and well-being of children in an ECCE setting as informed by national guidelines to include child protection
  • Describe the factors that contribute to the overall well-being of children
  • Outline the various nutritional needs of babies and young children
  • Identify requirements for the promotion of healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments for children
  • Describe a range of common childhood illnesses
  • Perform appropriate personal care routines for babies and young children including the care of the child when unwell
  • Implement appropriate policies and procedures to include record keeping as required by legislation and good practice guidelines
  • Utilize a range of practice skills that support and promote the health and well-being of children
  • Apply knowledge of child development to support children to form secure and positive relationships with adults and children in the ECCE setting


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% 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 Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 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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