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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2009
QQI Award Code 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

What will you Study?

A nationally approved two year course accredited by QQI (FETAC) on successful completion of 8 modules (20 Weeks). Suitable for those already working in a variety of childcare areas including: nurseries, creches, early childhood education centres etc. Also suitable for those with no experience in childcare who are interested in gaining employment in the area. It is necessary to seek four hours work experience per week in a HSE recognised establishment in order to complete the practical assignments of the course. Those who have completed year one may proceed to year two and carry forward their first year modules. PLEASE NOTE: Garda clearance is required.
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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