CASTLECOMER COMMUNITY SCHOOL
College of Further Education
Castlecomer Community School is committed to educating the wider community. With this in mind, we are a centre of excellence for QQI courses enabling adults and post Leaving Cert students to access further education in order to increase their career prospects.
The College of Further Education is offering a QQI - Fetac Level 5 Course with Work Experience for the Academic Year 2015/2016
1. Childcare with Special Needs (Early Childhood Care and Education 5M 2009)
Grants are available for these courses under certain circumstances.
Early Childhood Care and Education 5M 2009
This course comprises the following modules:
- 5N1764 Child Development
- 5N1770 Early Care and Education Practice
- 5N1773 Early Childhood Education & Play
- 5N1765 Child Health and Well Being
- 5N1356 Work Experience
- 5N0690 Communications
- 5N1769 Creative Arts for Early Childhood
- 5N2396 Children with Additional Needs
- 5N1358 Word processing
- 5N1207 Occupational First Aid
The Course includes work on Childcare Legislation, Working with Parents, the Childcare Team, Understanding Play, Physical Development, Cognitive and Language Development, Social and Emotional Development, Safety and Health, Feeding Babies and Children, Practical work in an early childcare & education facility.
Secure Your Future with a Career Opportunity in a Wide Range of Sectors
CRECHES - NURSERIES - PLAYGROUPS - PRE-SCHOOL - PRIMARY SCHOOLS - MONTESSORI - HOMEWORK CLUBS
A pass in Leaving Certificate is desirable but not a necessity. In fact many employers will accept these courses as an alternative to Leaving Certificate. Interviews will be held.
Course will be evaluated on the basis of examinations, project work and practical skills tests.
A non-refundable reservation fee of €95 should accompany this application.
The Working in Childcare Module requires an Occupational First Aid Certificate which incurs an extra charge.
The courses are of one-year duration for four days a week. The College tries to suit students own constraints as far as possible and tries to accommodate other commitments students may have.
To apply simply fill in the form available to download under the Adult Education menu on the schol website www.castlecomercs.com and send complete with €95 (made payable to C.C.S.) to the College of Further Education, Community School, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Interviews Aug/Sept. 2015
Grant aid is available from Student Universal Support Ireland under certain circumstances.
For information and applications please go to
SUSI support desk can be contacted on
0761 08 7874