Now taking enrolments for FETAC Levels 5 & 6 Early Childhood Care and Education
Special Needs Assisting
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The benefits of lifelong learning go beyond the traditional view of keeping the mind sharp or improving memory. In today’s global work force, continual learning is an important component of improving job skills. You may wish to learn a skill to enhance your possibilities in the job market, take professional training in a particular area, re-train in a new area for future employment or take a stepping stone to further education. Sancta Maria College now offers a varied adult education programme for Post Leaving Cert/Mature students. Courses are currently offered in the following areas:
Early Childhood Care and Education
Post Leaving Cert. Course
This course is designed primarily for adults who wish to work in the area of childcare. See brochure
Business Administration and IT Skills
Post Leaving Cert. Course
This course is designed primarily for adults who wish to acquire/ update computer skills or retrain in modern office technology.
The Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) is the statutory awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. FETAC makes quality assured awards that are part of the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) from levels 1-6. Meeting learner needs is central to the work of FETAC.
makes and promotes awards on the National Framework of Qualifications
determines standards and award requirements
validates programmes leading to awards
monitors and quality assures programmes and services
Over 1.1 million awards were made by the Council since FETAC’s establishment in June 2001 to the end of 2010. Certificates are awarded for the achievement of major awards, where learners achieve the national standard in a prescribed number of component areas Component certificates are awarded for the achievement of individual areas, which can stand alone or build towards the achievement of a full certificate Special purpose certificates are awarded for the achievement of individual areas, which are for specific, relatively narrow purposes Supplemental certificates are awarded for the achievement of individual areas of learning that are additional to a previous major award undertaken. Further information may be obtained from the FETAC websitewww.fetac.ie
Why study at Sancta Maria College?
Sancta Maria College has a truly dedicated, hard working team of tutors. Ms. Finola Foy, Adult Education Co-ordinator and the team strive to make the return to education as smooth as possible. Participants constantly pay tribute to the friendly, professional approach taken. The team facilitates learning to the very highest standards. The Art facilities were recently upgraded to include a brand new kiln for pottery classes. The school also boasts a state of the art computer suite with broadband access and modern I.T facilities. Access to laptops and i-pads is also encouraged. There is no age limit on any of the courses offered by the college.
For information on courses please contact the school.