Montessori & Childcare

Liberties College


Course Name Montessori & Childcare
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M2009 6M2007
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
Diploma College None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+This full-time two-year course enables students with an interest in training as a Montessori Teacher to combine the Montessori approach to teaching (21/2- 6 years) and the study of Early Childhood Care & Education. The course is ideally suited to sch...

FET Code 5M2009 - Early Childhood Care & Education
6M2007 - Early Childhood Care & Education
Duration 2 years.
Comment Certification
• QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education 5M2009
• QQI Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007
• Liberties College Certificate in Montessori Education
(2 1/2 - 6 Years)
Number of Places 50.
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 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

Expand+Principal Areas of Study

Year 1
• Child Development
• Early Care and Education Practice
• Early Childhood Education and Play
• Child Health and Well-Being
• Approaches to Early Childhood Education
• Early Learning Environment
• Work Experie...

Entry Requirements Applicants should have received or expect to achieve five passes in the Leaving Certificate at Ordinary level, one of which should be English.

Applied Leaving Certificate candidates should have achieved a Distinction.
Careers or Further Progression

•DT572 Early Childhood Education – Dublin Institute of Technology
•CM020 Early Childhood Education – Marino Institute of Education
•CM010 Education Studies – Marino Institute of Education
•BN1180 Early Childhood Care and Education – ...

Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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