Early Childhood Care & Education

Colaiste Mhuire Thurles


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education
Course Provider Colaiste Mhuire Thurles
Alternative Provider(s) Tipperary ETB
Course Code 6M2007
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
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) Thurles
Course Content Objectives:
To enable students find employment in a supervisory capacity in a childcare setting.

To facilitate progression to Third Level. Students find this course invaluable as a preparation for Third Level.
FET Code 6M2007 - Early Childhood Care & Education
Duration 1 Year
Comment Qualification:
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Supervision in Childcare.

Course Fee There are no formal tuition fees for Irish and EU Nationals who are full time students on our courses. Courses are funded by the European Social Fund.

An administration fee is required to cover student services. Students will be required to pay examination fees.
Financial Support Students attending our full-time PLC courses are eligible to apply for government grants. Grants range depending on individual circumstances.

For further information on grants please contact the college or SUSI www.susi.ie
Application Date Application
Students need to apply online at www.cmco.ie.
Courses are offered subject to demand. Places on oversubscribed courses may be determined by interview. For students with additional learning needs, or information regarding extra supports,
see our website.
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Subjects Taught Course Content:

Child Development
Early Childhood Curriculum
Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies
Work Experience
Supervision in Early Childhood Care
Early Childhood Literacy & Numeracy
Special Needs Assisting

Modules may change due to QQI course requirements. Courses offered subject to demand.
Entry Requirements QQI Level 5 Certificate in Childcare or equivalent.
Careers or Further Progression

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This Level 6 course will be an advanced course to suit participants with previous childcare training who wish to develop a career in childcare at the supervisory management level. On the successful completion of the awa...

Further Enquiries Phone: 0504 21734
Fax: 0504 23166
Email: colaistemhuire@tipperaryetb.ie
Web: www.cmco.ie