Early Childhood Care and Education -QQI Level 5 – NEW ROSS- BTEI

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Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner 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.


No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.


Title Award Awarding Body
Child Development Child Development (5N1764) QQI
Child Health And Well Being Child Health & Well Being (5N1765) QQI
Creative Arts For Early Childhood Creative Arts for Early Childhood (5N1769) QQI
Early Care And Education Practice Early Care & Education Practice (5N1770) QQI
Early Childhood Education And Play Early Childhood Education & Play (5N1773) QQI


PLEASE NOTE: Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in this document is correct, Waterford and Wexford ETB accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of this information or any actions arising from its use. Waterford Adult Guidance and Information Service advise all individuals embarking on any course to contact the relevant organisation directly to confirm all information.




Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost Contact provider for eligibility and costs.
  • Course Length 43 weeks
  • Start date September each year


Early Childhood Care and Education -QQI Level 5 – NEW ROSS- BTEI
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Early Childhood Care and Education -QQI Level 5 – NEW ROSS- BTEI
  • By Antonia Splini
  • Email: antoniasplini@wwetb.ie

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