Leaders in Training
As one of Ireland’s leading providers of training in the childhood sector, Early Childhood Ireland offers a comprehensive range of childcare training and education programmes. Our courses cater for a diverse range of learners and our aim is to equip learners with the core skills & knowledge relevant to the the early childhood sector.
Please go to our Training Courses page for the current schedule.
Please go to our online training page for more information.
Please visit our Qualifications page for full details to work in a childcare service.
Professional Learning Programmes
Our training includes programmes and workshops, aimed at early childhood practitioners wishing to improve their skills and knowledge
QQI/FETAC Level 5 & 6
Early Childhood Ireland offers accredited training programmes, awarded through QQI.
BA in Early Childhood Teaching and Learning
We offer a B.A. in Early Childhood Teaching and Learning to the early childhood care and education sector. This is a three year, part-time degree developed in conjunction with the National University of Ireland, Maynooth and Froebel College of Education.
Early Childhood Ireland is committed to equality of access, participation and outcomes for those undertaking training and engaging in the learning process.
Our training department engages in on-going professional development and research to ensure that the training we deliver is informed by up to date knowledge from both a national and an international perspective.
Our aim is to promote good practice that contributes to quality across the early years sector.