QQI Accredited Online Course

Start as soon as you enrol, no set starting date

You will have 16 months to complete this online course

No hidden costs – 100% transparency on course fees

Highly qualified & accessible full time in-house tutors, whom you can contact through phone & email

Garda vetting service & work placement insurance provided in course fees

€895* when paid in full or pay €497 when you enrol and the other half next month. Also easy pay instalments of 6 x €199 available.

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone at 01 6855 300.

€895* when paid in full or pay €497 when you enrol and the other half next month. Also easy pay instalments of 6 x €199 available.

Book by Friday 31st of May to get the course for €795!

Must be paid in full or otherwise pay half now €397.50 and final instalment one month later in June.
(does not apply to funding applicants)

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone at 01 6855 300.

level 5 childcare

QQI Level 5 Childcare Course Online

Our level 5 childcare course is a QQI accredited distance learning course. Once enrolled you will be assigned a tutor whom you can contact through email & phone. During your course, you will be required to complete 20 hours of work experience per module. After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a childcare practitioner and childminder in a childcare setting.

€895* when paid in full or pay €497 when you enrol and the other half next month.

Also easy pay instalments available of 6 x €199 per month.

€895* when paid in full

or pay €497 when you enrol and the other half next month. Also easy pay instalments available of 6 x €199 per month.

Book by Friday 31st of May to get the course for €795!

Must be paid in full or otherwise pay half now €397.50 and final instalment one month later in June.
(does not apply to funding applicants)

How to Enrol

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone, you can give us a call at 01 6855 300 (24/7) or you can request a call back at a time that suits you!

QQI Level 5 Childcare Course Online

Our level 5 childcare course is a QQI accredited distance learning course. Once enrolled you will be assigned a tutor whom you can contact through email & phone. During your course, you will be required to complete 20 hours of work experience per module. After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a childcare practitioner and childminder in a childcare setting.

Course Modules:

How distance learning works

Our QQI Level 5 Childcare Online course can be fully completed through our distance learning method with excellent tutor support.

As our learner, you will be issued with a username and password to access the course materials, so you can complete the childcare course at your own convenience. During the course you are fully supported by our full time in-house & highly qualified tutors, who are available to answer any of your questions & queries by both email and phone. Additional support is also provided through our online forums, where peer to peer discussions are facilitated. Each learner will complete the assessments which are required to attain the QQI Level 5 award.

Course profile

The purpose of this course is to equip you as our learner with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work under supervision and independently in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting and/or to progress to higher education and training.

Please note, there is an in-house training component to this course. For further details, please discuss with our training consultant.

Who should enrol?

The Level 5 Childcare course will cater for a variety of adult learners ranging from school leavers with no previous experience in the ECCE sector to more mature adults with relevant life or work experience. Some of the latter will have previously had some education and training in childcare. More mature adults will frequently be seeking new career opportunities, be working in the home or currently working in the childcare sector. These will tend to opt for the part-time learning route to achieving the award. The course will be open to both male and female learners.

Entry Requirements

No particular skills, knowledge or competence will be required of you for successful completion of this course. However you will be expected to have a minimum of Level 4 Certificate standard of education or equivalent together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care and education for children, this is not mandatory. It is essential that you have competence in written and spoken English, along with computer literacy skills.

Further details:

  • Qualification gained: Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Award (Major) Level 5 – 5M2009 further education and training.
  • Assessment method: Continuous assessment including work-based assignments, projects, skills demonstrations and learner records. Exam based modules are listed beside each module on the course structure page.
  • Work experience: You are required to obtain a minimum of 150 hours work experience during the course and are expected to carry out some of the assignments in the workplace.
  • Exemptions: It is possible to gain exemptions from certain components of the course. If you already hold a QQI, or any Childcare/Healthcare Award, please contact us for details and we will advise you of available exemptions.
  • Career opportunities: Childcare Practitioner; Childminding; Progression to further education.
  • Progression to further studies:
    • You can progress to our QQI Level 6 Childcare course
    • Students who successfully complete the QQI Level 5 Childcare course can use their credits towards completing a third level degree programme through the higher education links scheme.

Protection for learners

In compliance with Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 Part 6, where Chevron Training and Recruitment Ltd. offers training programmes of 3 months duration or more, Learner Protection cover is in place via relevant financial product, should Chevron Training & Recruitment Ltd cease to provide QQI programmes before learners have completed awards.

* This price does not apply to funding applicants. Full price is €1195 and discount applies when paid in full.

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