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Project Description

Early Childhood Care & Education

5M1995

A career in childcare and early years education is highly rewarding, but requires detailed knowledge, competencies and skills.

This course offers a comprehensive preparation for a career in early years care and education. You will receive practical training, and develop a comprehensive understanding of childcare and education theory, and law. As part of the course, you will undertake placement in childcare settings.

Successful students are awarded an internationally recognised qualification. This qualification allows you to work in a variety of childcare and special needs assistant settings. Our course can provide a stepping-stone to work, or to further study including our own Level 6 Professional Childcare Supervisor course.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • High-level skills training
  • Professional practice education
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Highly experienced Childcare team
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6 programme

Course Content

  • Child Development
  • Child Health & Well Being
  • Early Care & Education Practice
  • Early Childhood Education & Play
  • Equality & Diversity in Childcare
  • Special Needs Assisting
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progression
Progress to further study and careers including:

  • After School Services
  • Au pair Work
  • Crèches Assistant
  • Nanny
  • Nurseries Assistant
  • Pre-schools & Playschools
  • Primary Schools Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistants

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

Certification
QQI Level 5
Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education

Costs
Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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