Advanced Certificate in Childcare (level 6)

Course Description.

This full time Post Leaving Cert (PLC) course is designed for both FETAC/QQI Level 5 graduates who wish to continue their studies, and for childcare supervisors seeking a formal qualification. It helps develop interpersonal and leadership skills while promoting children’s well-being, development and learning. Students who complete this course will be in a position to work in a management supervisory capacity in a variety of childcare services and/or start their own business in the childcare sector. This course is ideal for those aspiring to supervise and manage in the childcare field. Childcare is a growth area at the moment and so employment prospects are good. As and from September 2015, all team leaders in Early Childhood Services must have a Level 6 (or equivalent) qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education

Further Details

Qualification: QQI (FETAC) Level 6 Major Award (120 credits)
QQI Course Code: 6M2007
Day(s):To Be Confirmed
Time(s): To Be Confirmed
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2017


Course Content

  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Childhood Social, Legal and Health Studies
  • Work Experience
  • Team Leadership
  • Supervision in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Creative Studies for Special Needs
  • Early Childhood Arts and Culture
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • HACCP

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 4 Merits in relevant FETAC/QQI components, or equivalents, or relevant work experience and should have previous work experience working in an ECCE setting.
  • Candidates must be in a position to obtain Garda Clearance.Successful completion of interview.
  • Candidates must supply two written character/work related references.
  • Students must also obtain practical work experience in a HSE recognised childcare facility one day per week.
  • Entry to course is by interview.
  • Candidates are required to have basic IT skills.

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2017. Click on the link below to apply:Open for Applications Apply Here


Progression:

Employment in a variety of education/care settings within the Irish childcare sector. Careers as Creche Supervisor, Room Leader, Pre-School Supervisor/Room Leader, Playgroup Supervisor/Leader, After-School Supervisor/Leader, Start and run your own Childcare business. Successful completion of this course may facilitate exemption from the first year of specific degree programmes

Contact Details

Name: Emma McGrath
Tel: (052) 612 6269
Email: adulted@tipperaryetb.ie