- Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies
- Supervision in Early Childhood Care
- Early Childhood Curriculum
- Wo Experience
- Child Development (Level 6)
- Early Learning Environment
- Child Psychology
This one year course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competence to work as a supervisor in an Early Childhood Care and Education environment.
Students will spend one day a week and four full weeks working in Creches, excellent places to gain practical childcare experience; information gathered on work experience will be used in the completion of a number of assignments.
Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
This award will qualify learners to work as supervisors in Crèches, Playgroups and Pre-Schools; it also complies with the new requirements for employment under the ECCE Free Preschool Scheme. It provides qualifications necessary to obtain a place in higher education. It could also act as an excellent basis for learners who wish to set up their own childcare facility.
Applications are invited from those who have a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education or any other QQI Level 5 Award; selection is by interview.
Ann McKey - Course Co-Ordinator
Student Services: €200.00 this includes a non-refundable deposit, refer Note 1 hereunder
PPC (Gov Levy) €200.00*( Exemptions may apply refer Note 2 hereunder)
Examination fees: QQI Level 5 €50 QQI Level 6 €60
Registration charges by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.
Additional costs which may include: Books, Uniforms, /Clothing and Equipment (e.g. Chefs Knives etc.)
Note 1: A non-refundable deposit of €50 to reserve a place on a PLC course.
Note 2: The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the contribution:
- Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
- Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
- Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) OR Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) ALLOWANCE.