Education and Training

We offer a comprehensive range of childcare training and education programmes, catering for a diverse range of learners and aiming to equip them with the core skills and knowledge relevant to the early childhood sector.

What qualifications do I need to work in childcare?

Find out what qualifications you need to work in childcare.

Training Schedule: Autumn 2017

Have a look at the full range of programmes and courses that Early Childhood Ireland will be commencing in Autumn 2017.

BA in Early Childhood Teaching and Learning

Froebel Department of Primary & Early Childhood Education at Maynooth University, in partnership with Early Childhood Ireland is offering a part-time, level 8, honours degree in Early Childhood – Teaching and Learning.

Online Learning

Online learning is an option for those who prefer this style of learning or who cannot access class based training programme in their area.
Design & Development