Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)

The Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education (5M2009) is a one-year full-time course leading to a nationally recognised qualification in the early years sector. Students who successfully complete this course will be qualified to work in a number of roles including classroom assistant, special needs assistant and child minder.Students will learn how to develop strategies to promote the mental and physical well-being of children, develop creative learning environments, the skills and knowledge to work in a special needs setting and how to take into account children's cultural backgrounds.

A key part of the course is work placement, where students will work with children under direct supervision and receive detailed feedback on their work practice.


  • Level: 5

    Duration: 1 Year

    Hours: Full-time

    Bray Adult Education Centre

    Civic Centre

    Main Street