Early Childhood Care & Education

Moate Business College


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education
Course Provider Moate Business College
Course Code 5M2009
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
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
Location (Districts) Moate
Course Content This one year programme enables students to become professional, reflective practitioners with an integrated approach in early childhood care and education. Students will acquire skills in the area of children’s play, art and craft, social studies, child development and children with additional needs. A supervised work placement also allows students to link theory to practice and gain valuable experience in different childcare settings.
FET Code 5M2009 - Early Childhood Care & Education - Level 5
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment QQI Certification
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following awards:

QQI Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education with Special Needs –Level 5 (5M2009)

5 Reasons to Choose Moate Business College:
- Earn up to 390 CAO Points
- Low Fees
- Erasmus+ Opportunities
- Students Grants Available
- Advanced Entry into 2nd Year of many Third Level Colleges
Alternative Entry Mature students are always welcome.
Course Fee There are no fees for tuition. However, charges exist to cover the costs of the following items: examination fees, workshops and registration charges by professional bodies. Please contact info@moatebc.com for information on individual course costs.
Financial Support Students undertaking any full time Further Education course may apply for a means tested PLC maintenance grant. Application forms are available from www.susi.ie
Interview Yes
Application Date To apply online please click on the "Application Weblink" below.
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Subjects Taught Course Content
Child Development 5N1764
Early Childhood Education & Play 5N1773
Child Health & Well Being 5N1765
Early Care & Education Practice 5N1770
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1365
Creative Arts for Early Childhood 5N1796
Special Needs Assisting 5N1786
Note: Modules may be subject to change
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate Standard or QQI Level 4
English language requirement of a B2.2 standard where English is not your first language
Basic I.T. Skills required
All mature students (23+) without these qualifications are welcome to apply

All applicants may be subject to Garda Vetting
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Careers or Further Progression

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Moate Business College
6M2007 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (Level 6)

CAO progression options
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Further Enquiries Got any questions about this course? email: deirdredixon@moatebc.com

Moate Business College,
Lake Road,
Moate, Co Westmeath.
Tel: 090 6481178.
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