Diploma in School Aged ChildcareGraduates will function as highly competent self-aware School Aged Childcare Leaders, capable of informing planning, supporting children and young teenagers’ development to assist them as they grow and flourish. Subject to Institute validation.
Discipline: Nursing Health Sciences and Social Care
NFQ Level: 7
Programme Duration: One year
Mode of Study: Blended Learning
Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT
Entry Requirements: Level 6
Fees are to be advised.
Graduates will function as highly competent self-aware School Aged Childcare Leaders, capable of informing planning, supporting children and young teenagers’ development to assist them as they grow and flourish.
The suite of modules is designed to meet the needs of the School Aged Childcare Sector. The flexible mode of delivery is tailored to provide students with the opportunity to acquire new skills and/or enhance existing skills and knowledge to improve their critically reflective professional practice, with children, parents, communities, colleagues and other relevant professionals is fundamental to achieving a competent system (Urban et al. 2017). In doing so the participants will be able to develop applied skills to bring about change and real improvements in their workplace and to address the challenges for their sector now and into the future.
The programme centres on relationships, leadership, supporting children to flourish and models of play. The programme has an applied focus, enabling participants to focus specifically on their own work context.
- Applied Psychology Middle Childhood
- Digital Technologies – Creativity, Safety & Leadership
- Leaders of Today and of the Future
- Models of Rest Play and Relaxation
- Nature Pedagogy
- Relationships, Partnerships, and Well-Being
Graduates will be able to work in School Aged Childcare Settings in Ireland as both leaders and managerial positions.
NFQ Level 6
All students must be Garda vetted.
The programme is due to commence in September 2021 subject to Institute validation.
How To Apply
Online applications are not open at present, please email email@example.com with your expression of interest and we will contact you when online applications are open.
One year over 2 semesters.
GMIT will continue to adhere to Government guidelines to ensure the safety of students, staff and the wider community.
Fees are to be confirmed.