This is a one year full time course, accredited by FETAC (Further Education and Trainging Awards Council), a widely recognised Qualification.
Modules may include
- Special Needs Assisting
- Early Childhood Education and Play
- Child Development
- Human Growth and Development
- Early Care and Education Practice
- Child Health & Well Being
- Creative Arts for Early Childhood
- Word Processing
- Work Experience
- Social Studies
FETAC Level 5 – Early Childhood Care and Education
On completion of this course students will have the necessary skills and qualifications to work in a variety of childcare settings including creches, nurseries, playgroups, early start programme, as classroom assistants and special needs assistants in schools.
Graduates may progress to related Certificate or Diploma courses in several IT colleges. Please refer to the FETAC Higher Education Links Scheme on their website: www.fetac.ie