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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE SUPPORT One Year Duration     Certification QQI Level 4 Successful completion of this course provides the learner with the opportunity to access progression routes to Level 5 & 6 programmes in Healthcare Support and Early Childhood Care & Education in Mitchelstown, Fermoy and the College of Commerce, Cork. Modules will include Child Development    Childcare & Safety     Communications Work Experience        Teamworking             Drama Work Place Safety     Healthcare

Please note: a minimum of 20 eligible participants is required to run the course

You can join VTOS if you are:                    

  • 21 years of age or over
  • Currently in receipt of one of the following Social Welfare payments for at least 6 months
  • Jobseekers Allowance                         Invalidity Pension

    Jobseekers Benefit                              Blind Person’s Pension

    One Parent Family Allowance          Dependent Spouse

    Disability Benefit/Allowance              Signing for Credits

    Benefits Returning to Education Payments equivalent to your current Social Welfare payment No fees Meal Allowance Book Loan system and free materials You may be eligible for childcare support You may be eligible for a Travel Allowance For further information contact Norah Lane, Cork Education & Training Board, Adult Education Service, College Road, Fermoy, Co. Cork Tel: 087-2186710 Email: norah.lane@corketb.ie