Courses in

Nursing and Social Care

School Aged Childcare

Diploma in School Aged Childcare

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.

Why Study?: 

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.

Programme Modules: 

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

Career Opportunities: 

Graduates will be able to work in School Aged Childcare Settings in Ireland as both leaders and managerial positions.

Entry Requirements: 

NFQ Level 6

Other Essential Information: 

Entry Requirements

NFQ Level 6

 

All students must be Garda vetted.

The programme is due to commence in September 2021.

 

How To Apply

Online applications are not open at present, please email learn@gmit.ie with your expression of interest and we will contact you when online applications are open.

 

Duration

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 advised.

Fee: 

Fees are to be advised.

Discipline: Nursing and Social Care

Location: Mayo

NFQ Level: 7

Contact: 

Louise Kilbane

Email: louise.kilbane@gmit.ie

Places: 25

Programme Duration: One year