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Childcare:

This programme will introduce learners to a general understanding and knowledge of children in the early years.  Learners will gain first hand experience by participating in work placement in relevant childcare setting. The course content relates to working with children form 0-6 years.

This is a 1 year full-time course leading to a QQI Level 5 qualification.

Course Content:

  • Child Development
  • Early Care & Education Practice
  • Work Experience
  • Early Childhood Education & Play
  • Communications
  • Child Health & Well Being
  • Creative Arts for Early Childhood
  • Children with Additional Needs

Additional Qualifications (optional):

  • Manual Handling
  • Lamh Training (sign language)
  • PHECC/FAR

Certification:

  •  QQI Level 5 Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)
  • Occupational First Aid Certificate

Career Options: 

  • Au Pair
  • Nanny, both at home & Abroad
  • Crèche’s
  • Play Groups
  • Early Start Pre-schools
  • Primary School Classroom Assistant
  • Nurseries
  • Private Families

Progression Routes:

BA in Early Years/Childhood Studies – UCC (15 reserved QQI places

BA in Childhood Studies – WIT (3 reserved CNN places)

QQI Level 6 Supervisory Childcare – Colaiste Chathail Naofa

Contact

Contact
  • Address Coláiste Chathail Naofa, Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
  • Phone 058 41184
  • Emailccn@wwetb.ie
  • Websitewww.ccndungarvan.com
  • Category Childcare, Social,Childcare and Community
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Course Length 1 year - 4 days class contact and 1 days work placement per week. 1 week work placement will take place during the academic year
  • Start date September each year

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  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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