Early Childhood Care & Education

Leitir Moir Youthreach


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education
Course Provider Leitir Moir Youthreach
Alternative Provider(s) Galway & Roscommon ETB
Course Code 5M2009
Course Type Youthreach
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Leitir Moir
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Youthreach operates on a full-time, year-round basis and has a continuous intake policy.

Start Date 23/07/2018
Duration 2 Years
Course Fee Courses are free.

Expand+The criteria you must meet to access the Youthreach programme depends on whether you apply to a Youthreach centre managed by an Education and Training Board (ETB) or a Community Training Centre.

ETB Youthreach programme

To be eligible for Yout...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Le...

Financial Support


Courses are free and trainees aged over 16 receive a weekly allowance. You will get a travel allowance if you have to travel 5 km or more to the centre. You may also qualify for free childcare and a meal allowance - you should check with the...


Expand+Leitir Moir is situated about 32 miles west of Galway City in an area known as Ceantar na n-Oileain (The Islands Region). We were the first Youthreach centre to be established in the Gaeltacht. The working language of the centre is Gaeilge and all su...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings and or to progress to higher...

Subjects Taught

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Title Award Awarding Body

Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Child Development Child Development (5N1764) QQI
Child Health And Well Being Child Health & Well Being (5N1765) QQI
Early Care And Education Practice...

Further Enquiries Contact
Elesia Ní Cheannabhain
091 551473
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