Course Description

Certificate in Early Learning and Care

  • Professional Practice Placements in Early Learning and Care

  • Children’s Rights, Legislation and Regulation

  • Holistic Care of Children 0-6 years

  • Early Childhood Growth and Development

  • Curriculum, Play and Creative Studies

  • Understanding and Assisting Children with Additional Needs

CollegeCathal Brugha FET
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course CategoryChildcare, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Early Learning and Care,
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Durationone academic year
Course Fee50
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert, including Leaving Cert Applied or an NFQ level 4 major award or equivalent Applicants whose first language is not English require proficiency at B2 (CEFRL). Applicants may wish to participate in a Level 4 Starter Course with English, to prepare them for this Level 5 programme Interview A desire to work in the sector Mature learners welcome. Where an applicant does not have a Leaving Cert or Level 4, they will have the opportunity to demonstrate their readiness for the course in an interview and by writing a short piece outlining their interest in a career in early learning and care. "All learners are required to be Garda vetted, by the college, as part of this programme and as part of their work placement in a creche setting. It is important that applicants understand the need for Garda clearance in order to progress in this course".
Carear PathThere are employment opportunities for graduates of the programme as Early Years Assistants in a range of early learning and care settings both community-based and private. Further Study Opportunities Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care, Level 6 Cathal Brugha Fet College Early Childhood Teaching and Learning BA Level 8 Maynooth University Early Childhood Care and Education BA Level 8 TU, Tallaght BA in Early Childhood Education, Level 8 in NCI BA in Early Years Care Education, Level 7 in AU Athlone
Course Code5M21473
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Cathal Brugha FET

Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 D01 Y160, Cathal Brugha FET Marlborough St, Dublin 1 D01 X8V0, Dublin City North, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D01 X8V0

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Cathal Brugha FET
Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 D01 Y160
Cathal Brugha FET Marlborough St, Dublin 1 D01 X8V0, Dublin City North, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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