School Age Childcare

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name School Age Childcare
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code 114109 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate Dundalk Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Starting Date: September 2022

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Duration 1 Semester
Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold a Level 6 qualification in relevant discipline, including ELC or other related fields (e.g. youth work, social care).

Currently employed in relevant service

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Course Content Course Description
The aim of the programme is to enhance and provide the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to effectively plan, implement and evaluate school age childcare programmes.

The programme will allow learners to critically examine the appropriate values, attitudes and dispositions for working in the area of school age childcare.

Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for practitioners who wish to obtain a qualification in school age childcare.
Subjects Taught Course Content
Leadership and the reflective practitioner for school age childcare

Who Should Apply?
Those who work in a school age childcare settings in Ireland
Number of Credits 20 credits @ Level 7
Further Enquiries Contact
Dr. Geraldine O’Connor,
School of Health & Science
T:+353(0)429370200 Ext 2736
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