Project Description

Early Years Educator


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 theory and legislation. As part of the course, you will undertake placements 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 settings. Our course can provide a stepping-stone to work, or to further study including an early childhood studies degree.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • High-level skills training
  • Professional practice education
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Highly experienced Childcare team
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Child Development
  • Child Health & Well Being
  • Early Care & Education Practice
  • Early Childhood Education & Play
  • Equality & Diversity in Childcare
  • Communications
  • Creative Arts for Early Childhood
  • 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
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Entry Requirements

Certification

  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education 5M2009

Costs

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

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PLSS Code: 305010
Coordinator: Fiona Maher

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.