Childcare - Special Needs Assistant

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Childcare - Special Needs Assistant
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M2009
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills and qualifications necessary to pursue a career in the area of early years care and education. This childcare course will offer additional opportunities for students who wish to specialise ...

FET Code 5M2009 - Early Childhood Care and Education
Duration 1 year full time
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught •Child Development
•Child Health and Well Being
•Communications
•Early Childhood Education and Play
•Children with Additional Needs
•Early Care and Education Practice
•Infant and Toddler Years
•Special Needs Assisting
•Work Experience
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply. Formal academic qualifications not required.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
This course will give students a firm foundation in the qualities and skills required for employment as a childcare worker in crèches and playschools and as a classroom assistant in a special national school.

Progression O...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Web: www.cavaninstitute.ie