Interested in becoming a Montessori Teacher or work as a Childcare Professional. Gain a level of competence that will enable you to work as a highly skilled professional in the field of early year’s education for children whose age range is between 3 – 6 years.
A Montessori Qualification that will equip the learner with the skills and knowledge that enables them to produce a rich learning environment for all children that come under their care and the opportunity to progress to degree programmes.
Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Major Award at level 6 will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in the Montessori Method of Education level 6 and progress to Higher Education programmes level 7 & level 8 in this field.
Learn from a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers; their dedication and commitment to excellence will ensure that learners are guided on their journey; supported to develop professionalism in the field of ECCE and equipped with all relevant skills/knowledge.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge and practical work experience to achieve your goals.
Junior / Leaving Certificate standard or appropriate QQI/FET Qualification or equivalent
Mature adults with relevant life / work experience.
English Language Proficiency Test where deemed appropriate or an IELTS score of 5.0 (This does not apply to Native English language Speakers)
Please call us or visit the college and speak to a course coordinator who would be happy to explain the details of the course and how it can benefit you and your career.
Start Date: 12/10/2020
End Date: 18/08/2021
Duration: 1 Year
Time: 18.30 to 21.30
Evenings: Mondays and Wednesdays + 8 Saturdays
QQI/FET Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6 Major Award (6M2007)
Awarded by: QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland
Total Credit Value: 120 (15 Credits per Module)
Dorset College: Certificate in Manual Handling
Grading: Pass / Merit / Distinction
The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the modules
Higher Education Links
Graduates who have successfully completed this course are eligible for consideration for academic progression routes in Childcare, Health and Education in Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland. The following options include:
Points Calculator for Level 5 and 6 Awards: www.careersportal.ie