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If you love working with children, caring for infants and developing potential in others then one of our Early Childhood Education programmes is for you!

These programmes are designed for people who are involved in the care and education of children in a variety of early childhood settings including education, care centres, home settings and playgroups. Some of our programmes are suitable as preparation for degree-level study in related fields and involve practical experience with young children in either an Early Childhood Centre or home based setting.

Our Early Childhood Education programmes

Free Certificate in Early Childhood Education - Level 3

If you’re 16-19, the Certificate in Early Childhood Education free course will provide you with introductory skills and knowledge in the education and care of infants, toddlers and young children

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Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Centre-based) – Level 4

This programme is designed for people who are involved in the care and education of children in a variety of Early Childhood Education (ECE) settings including care centres and playgroups.

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Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Home-Based) - Level 4

This new programme will give you the flexibility to work while you study towards a formal qualification in home based early childhood care.

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DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - LEVEL 5

This course prepares students for a career in the ECE sector and is an excellent option for further developing the academic skills necessary to complete higher level studies in this area.

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