Child Development Module 6N1942 – Aspire Training

Child Development Module 6N1942


This online Child Development module is a 15 credit module which makes up part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of child development when working autonomously and with others in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings

On successful completion of this Child Development module, learners will be able to:

Child Development 6N1942

1 Critically reflect on child development theories and their application on ECCE practice

2 Explore the effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child

3 Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child

4 Select from a range of specialised skills to meet the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of legislation and national practice guidelines

5 Organise a variety of detailed observations in support of programme planning for individual and groups of children using a range of tools

6 Evaluate personal and team practice in meeting child development needs in an ECCE setting

7 Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.


Project 60%

Examination – Theory 40%

Next Steps

Following completion of this module, you will be awarded a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Child Development (6N1942).

You will also have one of the 6 mandatory QQI Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education modules completed.

Other learners also viewed these modules: Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944),Supervision in Early Childhood Care (6N1973),Childhood Legal Social and Health Studies (6N1945),  Work Experience (6N1946), Communications (6N1950) and Child Psychology (6N2023).

Child Development is a QQI accredited module