As the provision of quality childcare becomes ever more important, so increases the need to have fully qualified childcare workers within the community. CTEC provides a variety of courses all certified by QQI at level 5 for those wishing to enter into this field.
QQI level 5 Early Childhood Care & Education 5M2009
This major award qualifies you to work as a Childcare Assistant. You must complete all mandatory modules and 2 from the elective module list. You must complete all modules within a five year period.
Holders of 3rd level major awards at levels 6 to 10 on the National Framework of Qualifications can be exempted from QQI Level 6 Communications.
A maximum of 15 credits can be used from either a level 4 or level 6 module qualification. All modules used for exemptions must be certified within 5 years of completion of your full award.
For more information on QQI awards see www.qqi.ie.