Early Childhood Care & Education - Special Needs Assistant

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education - Special Needs Assistant
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2009 ECE2
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Are you interested in pursuing career opportunities in the Special Educational Needs sector? QQI Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education is the minimum legal requirement to work directly with children. In recent years the demand for qualified S...

FET Code 5M2009 - Childcare
Duration 1 Year Full Time
Comment Qualification
5M2009 QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education
Number of Places Limited number of places available.
Course Fee Government Levy €200
QQI Exam Fee €50
Booking Deposit €50
Capitation Fee €130
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.susi.ie where applications can be made online.

Further Information

For more information, please contact Denise McKenna, VTOS Admin Officer on denisemckenna@monaghaninstitute.ie
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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Early Childhood Education & Play
Early Care and Education Practice
Child Development
Child Health and Wellbeing
Understanding Special Needs,
Infant & Toddler Years
Word Processing
Work Experience
Personal Effectiveness/Communications
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in the childcare profession. Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory completion of an induction programme and Garda Vetting.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Examinations
• Project Work
* Practical Skills Test
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Early Childhood Care and Education graduates find employment
in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular
career destinations you could progress to:

Childcare Practitioner
Early Years Room Leader
Manager working in a ...

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

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