Early Childhood Care and Education L5 (5M2009)

Area:
Westmeath
Price: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Type:
Further Education and PLC
Times:
One Academic Year

Course description

EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION (5M2009)

This one year programme enables students to become professional, reflective practitoners with an integrated approach in early childhood care and education. Students will acquire skills in the area of children’s play, art and craft, social studies, child development and children with additional needs.  A supervised work placement also allows students to link theory to practice and gain valuable experience in different childcare settings.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent or relevant work experience in the area of childcare combined with a strong interest in working with children.  Final selection subject to interview and Garda Vetting

COURSE CONTENT

Child Development, Early Childhood Education and Play, Child Health and Well Being, Early Care and Education Practice, Communications, Work Experience, Social Studies, Children with Understanding Special Needs and Occupational First Aid

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Successful graduates of the course are eligible to work in a variety of settings which include –
• Playschool
• Crèche
• Montessori
• After-school clubs

Check out our website www.moatebusinesscollege.com and apply now

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE

Moate Business College
6M2007  Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6

Carlow Institute of Technology
CW748 Early Childhood Education and Care Level 8

Sligo Institute of Technology
SG242   Early Childhood Education Level 8

Waterford Institute of Technology
WD149 Early Childhood Studies   Level 8

Dundalk Institute of Technology
DK876 Early Childhood Studies  Level 8

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:
• QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (5M2009)
Applications are especially welcome from mature students

GRANTS

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie




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