This course is essential for any student wishing to further their career in Childcare to a supervisory level. Sligo College of Further Education has established unique academic links with Sligo Institute of Technology to offer the opportunity to successful candidates to progress to degree level (Early Childhood Care & Education).
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths as an extra module.
Childcare Level 6 students will have the opportunity to complete their work experience in the beautiful city of Kempten, Germany or Fougerés, France through the Erasmus+ programme. This is a paid internship for three weeks with no expense to the student. This will give participants a unique opportunity to experience living in another culture, enjoy travelling, improve language skills, gain a Europass Qualification, add this experience to your CV and get that valuable job.
SligoCFE has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.
Students who successfully complete the course may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.
The following are the most relevant courses;
SG Institute of Technology Sligo
Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.
ALIT Athlone Institute of Technology
LYIT Letterkenny Institute of Technology
The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website.
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(One of the following exemptions may apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)
Students who successfully complete the course may gain employment in a wide variety of organisations such as community childcare, Montessori and crèches.
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Award in Early Childhood Care & Education (6M2007)
This is a full-time one-year course (3 Days per week - Mon to Wed) and runs from September to May.
Phone 07191-45480 or email email@example.com
This course enables learners to complete their work experience abroad