[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]

Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5

Objective of Course

The Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education QQI Level 5 is a major award made up of 8 modules and leads to a nationally recognized qualification for those wishing to pursue a career in Childcare. Each module carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award.

QQI Level 5 Award Code 5M2009

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent, or Mature students, or work experience in a relevant area in lieu of qualification together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care and education for children. Students are required to have Current Cork ETB Garda Vetting clearance. Students must obtain their own work placement.

The college will offer the following modules in January 2017 subject to sufficient numbers enrolling.

Module Name

of Module

QQI Code Type Commencement Date
Child Development 5N1764 Compulsory Mon 16th Jan. 2017


Creative Arts for Early Childhood 5N1769 Optional Tues 17th Jan. 2017


Early Care & Education Practice 5N1770 Compulsory Tues 17th Jan. 2017


Early Childhood Education & Play 5N1773 Compulsory Weds 18th Jan. 2017