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Supervision in Early Childhood Care QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom

Supervision in Early Childhood Care QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is an Online course with a duration of 8 weeks. Supervision in Early Childhood Care QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Higher Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Supervision in Early Childhood Care QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in studying Supervision in Early Childhood Care? Forus Training’s Level 6 course is starting on September 27th 2023 for €360.
This 8 week course will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to supervise others in providing child care and education in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) contexts.
You can also start this course TODAY with our Self Paced option. Click here for more information.


QQI will be deactivating 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award in December 2023. The current Level 6 Major Award will be replaced with 6M21471 Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care.

We are busily working to create the new curriculum so we can offer it to you in the near future. If you already have 60 credits or more towards the current Major Award, you can complete the current Major Award, but you must have all modules completed and with QQI for certification by 12th December 2023.

Each module takes approx 40 – 150 hours to complete – depending on your previous knowledge and ability.

If you have less than 60 credits completed, you could start with the current modules that will be transferable to the new curriculum.

Please call us on 044 9349400 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Throughout this course, you will…


  • You will learn to evaluate the key concepts, principles and practice in leadership, supervision and or line management within the ECCE setting,
  • You will analyse the role and responsibilities of a supervisor in an ECCE setting and the key attributes and skills required to supervise including communication skills, time management, organisational skills and knowledge of current legislation and best practice,
  • You will explore the role of the supervisor in an ECCE setting and how to implement best practice in establishing, maintaining and continuously improving standards and quality,
  • You will devise processes to motivate and support team members in achieving agreed actions,
  • You will learn to develop strategies for overcoming barriers and learn how to effectively supervise, recognising common challenges and problems when working with individuals and teams,
  • You will learn how to identify possible resolutions,
  • You will learn how to implement a range of organisational policies and procedures in an ECCE setting that ensures adherence to best practice and guidelines,
  • You will learn how to utilise a range of supervisory skills to supervise staff,
  • You will gain the skills to delegate and assign work and /or tasks to others, monitoring progress and evaluating results,
  • You will gain experience supervising a team in an ECCE setting, having set out an agreed plan and /or actions regarding monitoring and evaluation of progress,
  • You will learn to critically reflect on your own attributes and skills as a supervisor, scrutinising your time management, your communication skills, your organisational skills and whether you achieved the aims and objectives you set out to achieve,
  • You will learn how to evaluate the learning and / or training needs of the team, implementing training plans in line with organisational objectives.



This course is assessed in the following way:

  • Learner Record 100%


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).


Click here for more information on studying Supervision in Early Childhood Care with Forus Training!

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Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSupervision in Early Childhood Care
Course Start Date27th September 2023
Course End Date15th November 2023
Course Duration8 weeks
Course TimeThe course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Course Fee360
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfill some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Carear PathThis course leads to a Level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Childcare. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Course Code6N1973
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