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Early Childhood Care & Education Level 5 (VTOS)

Level Full/Part Time Day/Evening Location
5 Full-time Day Balbriggan

Modules on this course:

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This certificate is on offer in Balbriggan. This course is available to those that are eligible for a VTOS payment.

This brand new certificate replaces the old childcare level 5 full certificate. Learners will complete at least eight modules at level 5 to gain this award. Learners will complete at least eight modules at level 5 to gain this award. This programme is a full time course, Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 2.30 (approximately). Learners will also have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a creche environment and students must source this work experience themselves. Students will also be  Garda vetted. The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings and or to progress to higher education and training

To be eligible for this VTOS course the applicant must 

  • be over 21 years of age
  • in receipt of a social welfare payment for 6 months immediately prior to the course start date
  • OR recently made redundant
  • OR signing for credits for 6 months immediately prior to the course start date
  • OR a dependent on a person that is in receipt of a social welfare payment

Progression

Learners can progress to employment in a creche environment, to a level 6 Early Childhood and Education course or to third level.

Other Courses available in this Category:

Course Title Level Full/Part Time Day/Evening Location
VTOS Early Childhood Care 6 Full-time Day Balbriggan
Early Childhood Care 4 Part-time Flexible Riversdale, Blanchardstown
Early Childhood Care 5 Full-time Day Balbriggan
Early Childhood Care 5 Part-time Flexible Riversdale, Blanchardstown
Early Childhood Care 5 Part-time Flexible Balbriggan/Swords
Early Childhood Care 4 Part-time Flexible Balbriggan/Swords