Early Childhood Care and Education Programme

If you want to gain a formal qualification to start working with young children, this childcare education programme is for you.  

By completing these 8 modules you will achieve the QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education Major Award (5M2009):

This is a Four Terms course duration. Two modules are run each term. 



There are no costs for the QQI Certification if you are registered with the Irish Social Welfare system.

Start Dates:

Important: Please contact the Centre as places are limited

Term Modules offered
Term 1 2021 School Age Childcare 5N1781 (at 9.15am)
Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773 (at 11.30am)
Term 2 2021 Child Development 5N1764 (9.15am)
Child Health and Well Being 5N1765 (11.30am)
To be defined Early Care & Education Practice 5N1770 (9.15am)
Work Experience 5N1356 (11.30am)
To be defined Communications 5N0690 (9.15am)
Personal Effectiveness 5N1390 (11.30am)

After this programme, you will be able to:

Progress to employment in:

Progress in 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