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Course No. 8032 

Sessions:  Monday & Some Wednesdays    7:00 pm. - 10:00 pm.

Fee: €290 per module or €1000 for 4 modules

Level 5 Major Code 5M2009 - Certified by QQI           8 modules required for Major Award

This course provides the successful learners with a nationally accredited award in the theory and practice of Early Childhood Education and Care. The learner will gain knowledge, skills and the competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education Settings. Early Childhood Care and Education Worker in Pre school, Creche, Classroom Assistant, Special Needs Assistant, Children’s Nanny.

Successful graduates may progress to related health and social care courses in the Institutes of Technology through the Higher Education Links scheme by CAO application.

The following modules are scheduled to run as part of this Major Award at times and dates as noted.

  • Child Development 5N1764 - Click here for course description.
  • Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770 - Click here for course description.

Modules 3 and 4 will start Sept / Nov 2019.

Modules will run every Monday and every second week Monday and Wednesday.

Please note each module has a credit value of 15 and in order to achieve a major award in “Early Childhood Care and Education” you need to have 120 credits. 120 hours work experience must also be achieved and certified by a Supervisor within work placement.

Contact Us

Adult Education Department
Scoil Mhuire Community School

Tel: 045 868255
Email: info@clanesm.com
Web: www.clanesm.com