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Early Childhood Care and Education


Is This Course For You?

This one-year programme facilitates suitable adults in acquiring qualifications for employment opportunities in the area of childcare management and as classroom assistants.

Entry Requirements

»» Relevant prior experience
»» A full QQI level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education
»» Garda vetting application
»» English language assessment
»» Personal Interview

What Will I Study?

»» Early Childhood Curriculum
»» Child Development
»» Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies
»» Supervision in Early Childhood Care
»» Creative Studies for Special Needs
»» Early Childhood Arts and Culture
»» Personal and Professional Development
»» Work Experience

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Childcare 6M2007 NFQ Level 6

Career Opportunities and Progression

Graduates go on to secure managerial and supervisory positions in crèches, as classroom assistants, and as registered child minders. Some graduates are selfemployed owners of childcare facilities. Others choose to progress to Higher Education and training.


1 Year

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