Early Learning & Care - Advanced - Stage 1

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Early Learning & Care - Advanced - Stage 1
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M21473 6M21471 ELC1
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+ELC1 - Level 5 Stage 1 Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care

Monaghan Institute is delighted to introduce the new Early Learning and Care award which is the milestone for the new professional standard award for the Early Years sector. Th...

FET Code 5M21473 - Early Learning & Care
6M21471 Early Learning & Care Advanced
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
6M21471 QQI Advanced Certificate in Early Learning and Care, NFQ Level 6
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00

There will be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.susi.ie where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Subjects Taught

Expand+What will you study?
The course provides learners with opportunities for practical workplace experience and the underpinning knowledge of early learning and care, as well as fostering communication and interpersonal skills with adults and children. ...

Entry Requirements Leaving Cert, including Leaving Cert Applied or an NFQ level 4 major award or equivalent.

Applicants whose first language is not English require proficiency at B2 (CEFRL).

A desire to work in the sector

Mature learners welcome.

Where an applicant does not have a Leaving Cert or Level 4, they will have the opportunity to demonstrate their readiness for the course in an interview and by writing a short piece outlining their interest in a career in early learning and care.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Examinations
• Project Work
* Practical Skills Tests
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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
There are employment opportunities for graduates of the programme as Early Years Assistants with opportunities to progress to Room Leader in a range of early learning and care settings both community-based and private.

The curre...

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Concepta Connolly.

Email: conceptaconnolly@monaghaninstitute.ie

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Tel. 047-84900
E-mail: info@monaghaninstitute.ie
Visit our Website on www.monaghaninstitute.ie
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