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Childcare with Special Needs

Course Code(s):  5M2009
QQI Award Code:  5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Clarin College Athenry

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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course is delivered by a qualified Childcare tutor. This is a certificate programme leading to a nationally recognised qualification in the field of childcare.

The course is ideally suited to those who wish to work with children in early years childcare & education settings as well as supporting children with disabilities.

What will you Study?

Child Development 5N1764
Early Childhood Education and Play 5N1773
Special Needs Assistant
Work Experience 5N1356
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Early Care and Education Practice 5N1770
Child Health and Wellbeing 5N1765
Childminding Practice
Communications 5N0690
Word Processing 5N1358
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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DCHSC 5M2009

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