Applications Now Open for September 2020
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The aim of this course is to provide students with the necessary skills and qualification, to work in a childcare environment.
The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognised qualification. On completion of this course students also have the opportunity to pursue a QQI Level 6 course within our Centre or to progress on to third level education. Successful completion of the course allows students to work in the childcare sector, such as: working with children in a preschool, creche or working as an AIM worker with a child with additional needs.
All candidates are required to have an interest in working with children and to successfully attend a screening process, prior to placement.
QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009
This course will be:
Part Time – Evening attendance and some Saturdays required.
Work Experience Placement
Work experience is a core element of this programme. Students will be required to complete 120 hours of work experience during the course, which they will be required to organise themselves.
This course is funded under BTEI funding. In order to be eligible, applicants must be;
- An Early School leaver, and/or
- In receipt of a Social Welfare Payment or
- Have a GP or Medical Card
- Students who do not qualify can pay fees
This course takes place in Balbriggan and Swords.