Dungarvan College / Coláiste Dhún Garbhán is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board Centre.
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Certificate in Early Learning

Certificate in Early Learning

Course Description

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 a relevant childcare setting. The course content relates to working with children from 0 - 6 years.

Programme Content

  • Professional Practice Placement in Early Learning and Care
  • Children’s Rights, Legislation and Regulations
  • Early Childhood Growth and Development
  • Curriculum, Play and Creative Studies
  • Understanding and Assisting Children with Additional Needs

Progression Opportunities

  • BSc Nursing - UCD (10 reserved QQI places)
  • BSc General/Children's Mental Health
  • Nursing/Midwifery - UCC (22 reserved QQI places)
  • BSc in Applied Healthcare - SETU (2 reserved DC places)
  • BA Social Science - SETU (5 reserved DC places)

While we make every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication, this information may be subject to changes or amendments by third-level institutions or other sources. Therefore, we recommend that you always verify the information with the relevant institutions or authorities before making any decisions based on it.

Certification

  • Awarding Body: QQI
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Award Code: 5M21473
  • Level: 5
  • Award Title: Certificate in Early Learning and Care Stage 1
  • Additional Certification
  • Manual Handling & First Aid

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course may pursue careers in the field of nursing, as care assistants or in health-related areas.

Erasmus

Every year a number of learners have the opportunity to travel to another European country for three weeks fully funded work experience. The students attend work in their vocational area.

Costs

College Registration Fee €200

For more information on the ELC course contact the course coordinator Pamela McCarthy at pamelamccarthy@wwetb.ie

Youghal Rd, Cloneety, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 PV34
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