Childcare

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Childcare
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2009
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+The demand for qualified childcare professionals has increased significantly in recent years. This course offers a comprehensive preparation for a career in early years care and education. Students receive training in practical, social and legal aspe...

FET Code 5M2009 - Early Childhood Care and Education
Duration 1 year full time
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 Approaches to Early Childhood Education
Child Development
Child Health and Well Being
Communications
Creative Arts for Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education and Play
Early Care and Education Practice
Infant and Toddler Years
Work Experience
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply. Formal academic qualifications not required.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
This course will give students a firm foundation in the qualities and skills required for employment in the childcare sector.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to level ...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Web: www.cavaninstitute.ie