5M2009 Early Childhood Care & Education: QQI Level 5 Certificate

Alphabet Blocks by Peter Miller @Flickr
Alphabet Blocks by Peter Miller @Flickr

Coming soon for Autumn 2019 in Mallow.

This course provides the successful learner with a nationally accredited award in the theory and practice of early childhood education and care. The learner will gain knowledge, skills and the competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of early childhood care and education settings. It is made up of 8 components and each component carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award. Three components will be offered each term; 8 components must be completed to achieve a full award. In order to achieve this award, it is essential to undertake 120 hours of work experience. Prior to beginning work experience all learners must have completed Garda vetting through Mallow College.

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Coming soon for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Pre-register to sign up for future course notifications.

Location: NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday
Duration: 2 Years, part-time
Starting: Monday, 23 September 2019

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Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.


QQI 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education, Level 5


Entry Requirements

  • A pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard.
  • Relevant work and life experience is equivalent for mature students (aged 23 and over).

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