Course Description

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education

The demand for qualified childcare professionals has increased significantly in recent years. This course offers a comprehensive preparation for a career in early years care and education. Students receive training in practical, social and legal aspects of the profession. A qualification in childcare is a requirement for childcare staff under the government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme. This qualification allows you to work in a variety of childcare settings or as a special needs assistant. As part of the course, students undertake placement in a range of childcare settings. Many childcare settings in Ireland are now seeking QQI level 5 qualifications for their employees in line with the requirements of the ECCE (Early Childhood Care and Education) scheme and new legislative requirements for the sector.

CollegeCavan Institute
Course CategoryChildcare, Educational & Teacher Training
Phone+353 49 4332633
Course CodeCI061
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Cavan Institute

Cathedral Road, Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan, Ireland. Eircode: H12 E426

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Cavan Institute
Cathedral Road
Drumalee, Cavan Town, Cavan
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