Early Childhood Care & Education - with an Introduction to Outdoor & Forest School

Liberties College


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education - with an Introduction to Outdoor & Forest School
Course Provider Liberties College
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Course Code 6M2007
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+This is an advanced course suited to participants who would like to work in the Early Years sector and who have an interest in Outdoor Education and Forest Leadership. This course would give students confidence and skills to take children out...

FET Code 6M2007 - Early Childhood Care & Education
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification: QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007

Introductory Certificate in Forest School Education from Earth Force Education in association with the Irish Forest School Association
Number of Places 25
Course Fee

Expand+There are no tuition fees for students who are citizens of Ireland or another European Union State. For all students there is a moderate course charge to cover expenses such as examination fees and specialist materials supplied directly to students....

Financial Support Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on www.susi.ie. You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a college place.

Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a college place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Interview Yes
Application Date Admission Dates

Round 1 March 2019 Saturday

Round 2 April 2019 Wednesday

Round 3 May 2019 Tuesday

Round 4 August 2019 To be confirmed


Due to the high level of interest in some course areas, interview panels fill up quickly.

Liberties College reserves the right to close application to courses when interview panels are full.

Every effort will be made to accommodate applicants in subsequent interview rounds.
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Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study:

Child Development
Early Years Curriculum, to include: Froebel. Montessori Steiner and Forest School philosophy
Childhood Social and Legal Studies
Work Experience
Team Leadership
Early Learning Environment
Early Childhood Arts and Culture
Adventure Activities
(Modules may be subject to change)
Entry Requirements This course is open to student who have achieved an overall merit profile in QQI 5 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education or the equivalent.

This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the college for mature students with prior experience or academic ability.
Careers or Further Progression

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•TA025 S...

Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
Email: info@liberties.cdetb.ie
Web: www.libertiescollege.ie
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