- 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
College registration Fees €200.00
Government Levy €200.00*
*Participants are exempt if they:
- are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS allowance
- Are eligible for a SUSI Grant
- Have a full Medical Card
QQI level 5 exam fee €50**
QQI level 6 exam fee €80**
**Participants are exempt if they:
- Are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS
- Have a full medical card
Some Courses have additional Fees - these are outlined accordingly.