Duration: 1 Year
This programme is offered to learners who have completed a Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education at QQI Level 5. The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work as an autonomous practitioner to lead and coordinate the provision of a quality early childhood care and education environment which promotes children’s well-being, development and learning.
Modules offered include the following:
* Some of these modules may be subject to change
Administration Charge: €165
PLC Programme Participant Contribution: €200*
QQI Exam Fee: €80*
*Exempt if you are the holder of a valid Medical Card
QQI Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education
Graduates from this Award may gain employment in the following areas:
Graduates can also progress to Degree programmes in Higher Education Institutions. Students who gain all distinctions may be eligible to apply, for example, to Year 2 of the BA in Early Childhood Care and Education (Mary Immaculate College) and/or Early Childhood Studies (University College Cork).