Course Description

Montessori Education and ECCE Training

Dorset College

Is for individuals who are…

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.

Looking for…

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.

To Become…

A Montessori Teacher            A Early Years Educator         A Play Assistant in Hospitals
A Crèche/Preschool Supervisor

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve the ECCE with Montessori Major Award

Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Major Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in the Montessori Method of Education and progress to Higher Education programmes in this field.

03. Our Team of Teachers

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.

04. Knowledge and Experience

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.

College Name Dorset College
Course Category Education, Montessori Education
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 12th October 2020
Course End Date 6th October 2021
Course Fee €2475.00 + €125.00 Exam Fee
Course Duration 1 year
Course Times Time: 18.30 to 21.30 Day: Monday and Wednesday
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE with Montessori)
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate standard or appropriate QQI/FET Qualification or equivalent Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience English Language Proficiency Test where deemed appropriate or an IELTS score of 5.0 Work Experience: 100 Hours (Mandatory)
Career Path 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: At Dorset College BSc. Degree in Early Childhood Care, Health and Education (Letterkenny Institute of Technology in Collaboration with Dorset College) Related QQI/HET Level 8 Degrees include Social Studies in Social Care and Health Promotion and Physical Activity
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Course Provider

Dorset College

+353 1 882 8934
8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dorset College
8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., 7 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin, Republic of Ireland