Blessington – Childcare Level 5 Year 1 and 2

Childcare Level 5 Year 1 and 2

QQI Code 5M2009 (Level 5)



Course Aims

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings and or to progress to higher education and training.


  • Child Health and Well Being
  • Early Childhood Education and Play
  • Early Care and Education Practice
  • Child Development
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience,
  • Communications


VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme). The VTOS scheme provides a range of courses to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people. If you are over 21 years of age and in receipt of a social welfare payment for more than 156 days you may be eligible to take part in a VTOS course.