Post Leaving Certificate


If you want to fast-track your way into employment or need a stepping stone into third level with nationally and internationally recognised qualifications then consider applying for a Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) course.

At St Catherine’s we offer :

  • Nursing Studies Level 5
  • Early Childhood Care and Development Level 5

Nursing Studies Level 5 (PLC) 

This is a PLC QQI Level 5 course. Learners must have successfully completed the Leaving Certificate/LCAP/LCVP Examination or QQI Level 4. This course is suitable for those people considering a career in Nursing or Healthcare. Special consideration will be given to mature students (Over 23) or others who may not have obtained a Leaving Certificate. Entry procedure is by application and possible interview.

Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities.

 

MODULE

CODE

Anatomy & Physiology

5N0749

Human Growth & Development

5N1279

Nursing Theory & Practice

5N4325

Care of the Older Person

5N2706

Infection Control & Prevention

5N3734

Communications

5N0690

Work Experience

5N1356

Care Skills

5N2770

COURSE TYPE

Fulltime – Daytime – Classroom

TIMETABLE

Start Date: 07/9/2020
End Date: 21/5/2021
Hrs/Week: 25 Hrs
Duration: 37 weeks

Early Childhood Care & Education Level 5 (PLC)

 The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings and or to progress to higher education and training.

This is a PLC QQI Level 5 course. Learners must have successfully completed the Leaving Certificate/LCAP/LCVP Examination or QQI Level 4. This course is suitable for those people considering a career in Childcare. Special consideration will be given to mature students (Over 23) or others who may not have obtained a Leaving Certificate. Entry procedure is by application and possible interview.

Module

Code

Child Development

6N1942

Early Childhood Curriculum

6N1944

Childhood Social, Legal & Health Studies

6N1945

Special Needs Assisting

6N1957

Communications

6N1950

Work Experience

6N1946

Supervision in Early Childhood Care

6N1973

Early Learning Environment

6N1933

Early Learning Philosopy

6N1932

Course Type

Fulltime – Daytime – Classroom

Timetable

Start Date: 07/9/2020
End Date: 21/5/2021
Hrs/Week: 20 Hrs

Fees

  • Registration Fee €100 for all learners.
  • PLC Government levy for (non-medical card holder) €200
  • QQI Exam fee €50 (non-medical card holders)

Please note that the CETS Childcare Scheme run by the Department of Social Protection does now apply to learners on PLC courses.

Application

You can apply online through www.fetchcourses.ie (use PLC as your keyword).
or apply directly by contacting our PLC Coordinator:
Sharon Stevenson
PLC Coordinator, St. Catherine’s Vocational School, Killybegs
T. 074 9731491
E. sharonstevenson@donegaletb.ie