EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION (5M2009)
This course is a one year fulltime course for students wishing to pursue a career in Childcare. Its prepares student with knowledge and skills to work with babies, young children, families and other staff. This course aims to equip students to work unsupervised or in a supervisory capacity.
A4 Brochure for Childcare Level 5 fin.pdf
Download the attachment it will give you detailed information on the Course Content, Career Opportunities, Certification and Possible Progression.
Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent or relevant work experience in the area of childcare combined with a strong interest in working with children. Final selection subject to interview and Garda Vetting
Child Development, Early Childhood Education and Play, Child Health and Well Being, Early Care and Education Practice, Communications, Work Experience, Nutrition, Children with Additional Needs and Occupational First Aid
Successful graduates of the course are eligible to work in a variety of settings which include – • Playschool • Crèche • Montessori • After-school clubs
POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE
Moate Business College 6M2007 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6
Carlow Institute of Technology CW748 Early Childhood Education and Care Level 8
Sligo Institute of Technology SG242 Early Childhood Education Level 8
Waterford Institute of Technology WD149 Early Childhood Studies Level 8
Dundalk Institute of Technology DK876 Early Childhood Studies Level 8
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award: • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (5M2009)
Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.
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As more and more people are aiming to get back into the workforce, mature students are invited to apply to any of the courses on offer at the college. To encourage participation by mature students, each applicant is assessed solely on the basis of an interview. People who have been unemployed may avail of the Vocational Training Oportunities Scheme (VTOS) and Back to Education Initiatives (BTEI), and study at MBC without losing social welfare benefits.