Early Childhood Care & Education - Year 2

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education - Year 2
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M2007
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content This course aims to build on the knowledge and skills and competencies of those who achieved a QQI level 5 qualification and wish to progress to managerial level. The course is designed to meet the needs of the growing childcare provision in Ireland and the Síolta Quality Framework and Aistear Curriculum. Many childcare settings are now seeking level 6 qualifications for their employees in line with the requirements of the ECCE scheme and new legislative requirements for the sector.
FET Code 6M2007 - Early Childhood Care (Level 6)
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to medic...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught •Child Development
•Early Childhood Curriculum
•Early Learning Environment
•Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies
•Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy
•Special Needs Assisting
•Work Experience
•Communications
Mature Entry Places Mature students with relevant experience or related qualification.
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements:
QQI Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Care or Equivalent. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements but can demonstrate industry experience.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Holders of a QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education award may enter employment directly in a supervisory role in a range of childcare settings.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Web: www.cavaninstitute.ie