Pre-Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5 | 4M2014

Course modules

4N1111 Child Development & Play
4N1905 Child Care & Safety
4N0689 Communications
4N1169 Team Working
4N1168 Work Experience
4N1124 Workplace Safety
4N1875 Drama
4N1125 IT Skills

Now accepting applications for February 2021

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This course takes place in Swords

Course Information

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. The course also provides students with the opportunity to pursue a QQI Level 5 course within our centre.

Entry Requirements

All candidates are required to have an interest in working with children. To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course.


QQI Level 4 Early Childhood Education & Care Support 4M2014


This course will be:
Part Time – Morning attendance required.

Work Experience Placement

Work experience is a core element of this programme. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout 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 can pay a fee if they are not eligible
    for funding
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan.