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ELC Stage 2 Advanced Certificate in Learning and Care (Childcare Level 6) NL12131/Q6M

Is This Course For You?

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

Entry Requirements

What Will I Study?

Stage 2

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care (Level 6) NL121231/Q6M

Career Opportunities and Progression

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


This course will allow selected students to take advantage of a work experience programme abroad in another European country.  The opportunity to work/study abroad will enhance your college experience and boost your career opportunities. You will receive Erasmus+ funding, which will enable you to participate in the work experience programme.


1 Year

Course Code




Places on our fulltime PLC programmes are available free of charge to VTOS applicants

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Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board