Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Award – 5M2009 (under CDETB QA)

If you want to gain a formal qualification to start working in the early years sector, this childcare  programme is for you.  

After successfully completing eight modules you will achieve the QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award (5M2009):

Work placement is required.

All prospective learners will need to do an interview and assessment.


Dates: 20th Sept 2022 - 27th Jun 2023

Important: Please contact the Centre as places are limited

Term Dates 2022 to 2023 Schedule Information
20th Sept 2022 to 6th Dec 2022 9.15 to 3.45
24th Jan to 4th Apr 2023 9.15 to 3.45
18th Apr to 27th Jun 2023 9.15 to 3.45
Attendance is expected at all scheduled classes
No Previous Experience in Childcare is Required

After this programme, you will be able to:

Progress to employment in:

Progress to further education in:

Before joining:

To join, you must:

To Register, or get more details:


‘We got a lot of important and useful materials, links, brochure, information and advice. I would recommend this course to all people who plan to develop work skills.

Manuela – Learner