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 Qualifications Obtained
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 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 Applications should be submitted to the Institute by 31st May. All application forms will be date stamped on receipt. Late applications may be considered, where vacancies exist on courses.
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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
•Personal Effectiveness/Communication
•Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
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 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 sessional...

Further Enquiries Email: conceptaconnolly@monaghaninstitute.ie

Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
E-mail: info@monaghaninstitute.ie
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For more information on this course, please contact Concepta Connolly.
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