EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION
Course Code: 5M2009
This full-time award leads to a QQI level 5 Certificate after year one. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognized qualification for those wishing to work in the childcare sector in a variety of areas such as; working with the child in a day care nursery/crèche, preschool or with a child with a specific need. The course is also designed for those who intend to pursue further training in the childcare sector in Institutes of Technology and in Universities.
Students spend three days per week in college-based training and the remaining two days on work experience. The work experience is monitored so that the student receives on-going constructive feedback. Successful graduates from this course may continue to second year and complete a FETAC level 6 award, Early Childhood Care & Education. The graduate from this course will be qualified to work independently with children.
College: Kinsale College, Cork
Commencement Date: September 2016