Course Description

Early Childhood Care and Education



Course Overview

Are you interested in working as an early learning practitioner? This Early Childhood Care course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work competently, safely and effectively with young children in a childcare setting.

As part of their course students are expected to do work experience one day a week as well as additional blocks of one or two weeks during the year.

Modules List

  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT
  • CHILD HEALTH & WELLBEING
  • EARLY CARE & EDUCATION PRACTICE
  • PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND PLAY
  • CREATIVE ARTS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
  • COMMUNICATIONS
  • WORK EXPERIENCE
  • HEALTH AND SAFETY
Training ProviderMarino College of Further Education
Course LocationAthlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course CategoryEducational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationQQI level 5 major award
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Childcare Award
Course Start Date2nd September 2019
Course End Date28th May 2020
Course Duration1 Year full time
Entry RequirementsCOURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Leaving Certificate / Leaving Cert Applied requiredMature students are welcomeAll applicants will be interviewed
Carear PathStudents who successfully achieve their qualification in Early Childhood Education can work in Pre-School Centres, Day Nurseries, Creches, Child Care Residential Centres, Hospitals and also as Nannies. Further Study Opportunities QQI Level 6 Supervision in Childcare Award in Marino College of Further EducationBachelor of Arts in Early Years Care Education (Level 7) in Athlone Institute of TechnologyBA Early Childhood- Teaching and Learning (Level 8) in NUI MaynoothBA Hons in Early Childhood Education (Level 8) in National College of Ireland
Phone018554064
Course Code5M2009
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Course Provider

Marino College of Further Education



01 855 4064
Connolly House, 171 North Strand Road,, Marino, Dublin, Ireland

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