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Early Childhood
Education and Care

Interested in developing a career in Early Childhood Education?
Join Karen Higgins, Academic Director and Richard O’Brien, Head of Student Admissions on 16th May at 6pm for an Information Evening on the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Early Childhood Education & Care Degree?
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Since 1986, Progressive College has been a Leading provider of QQI accredited Childcare & Montessori Courses, Healthcare Courses,  Special Needs Assistant Training and Business Courses in Ireland. Part of The City Education Group since 2013, the College is joined by Ashfield College, City Colleges & City Language School in this dynamic private education group headquartered in Dublin City Centre.

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Early Learning and Care
21 Feb 2023

Notice of Deactivation of the Level 5 & 6 Early Childhood Care and Education major award (5M2009) and (6M2007).

QQI intend to deactivate the 5M2009 and 6M2007 major award in December 2023, however Progressive College plans to have the new QQI Early Learning and Care (ELC) programme in place before then. This planned deactivation is in response to the new award standards for Early Learning and Care (ELC) which have been developed to replace…

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05 Jan 2023

Childcare Course – Everything You Need To Know about Becoming a Certified Daycare Provider

The Childcare Course is a Progressive College program that is designed to teach students the skills and knowledge needed to work in childcare. The course is QQI Accredited and internationally recognized Irish National Framework of Qualifications as one of the best programs in the country. Students learn how to provide care for children from birth…

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How To Become An SNA
13 Dec 2022

How To Become An SNA

As the name suggests, an SNA is someone who assists children with special needs. The primary duty of an SNA is to provide support for children with disabilities or additional needs.

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