Early Childhood Care & Education

Liberties College


Course Name Early Childhood Care & Education
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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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 one year full time is an advanced Childcare course is suited to participants with previous childcare training who wish to develop their range of childcare industry knowledge. Successful participants may advance to Team Leader in an ECCE or ECEC...

FET Code 6M2007 - Early Childhood Care & Education
Duration 1 year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education 6M2007
Number of Places 22
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 Childhood Curriculum
• Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies
• Supervision in Early Childhood Care
• Early Childhood Literacy and Numeracy
• Personal and Professional Development
• Work Experience
• Equality and Diversity in Childcare
(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements This course is open to students who have achieved at least an overall merit profile in a QQI Level 5 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education – or its equivalent.

Note: This requirement may be waived at the discretion of the College for mature students with prior experience, and/or academic suitability
Careers or Further Progression Progression:
•BN118 Early Childhood Care and Education – IT Blanchardstown
•DT572 Early Childhood Education – Dublin Institute of Technology
•CM020 Early Childhood Education – Marino Institute of Education
•CM010 BSC in Education Studies (Level 8) – Marino Institute of Education (DCU)

•Childcare Creches
•Special Needs Assistant in Schools
Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
Email: info@liberties.cdetb.ie
Web: www.libertiescollege.ie
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