Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009 QQI Level 5 Award

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

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.

Night: Monday

Duration: 2 Years, part-time

Starting: Monday, 28 January 2019

Cost: Contact us for more information.


QQI 5M2009 Level 5


Entry Requirements

  • Pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • This requirement does not apply to mature learners.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

More Information

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