Train the Trainer – Dublin Courses Update

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Admin

 

Our next Dublin QQI Level 6 Train the Trainer course is just around the corner!

Last few places remaining for our course starting next Saturday August 12th.

Book now to secure your place.

 

Click here for more details and enrolment options…..

 

Train the Trainer - Dublin and Cork


August Special Offers

Posted on: August 6th, 2017 by Admin

 

Our August Special offers include:

 

Due to popular demand we are extending our existing offers for the month of August.

 

– All QQI Healthcare and Business & Finance distance learning courses / modules: €229 for the month of August.

 

– Childcare Level 5 & 6 and Montessori QQI Major Awards: From Only €895 –

 

– €50 off all our QQI Law courses for August.

 

– Bundles:

 

 

Easy Payment Deals (Enrol by Phone):

 

QQI Major Award Programmes from only €115 per month over 10 months! Major Award Programmes on offer include:

 

Do not miss these unbelievable special offers on our courses. The Open College provide learners with the best value for QQI awards in Ireland. We allow ample time to complete your course and we do not impose restrictive or our punitive conditions when you avail of our special offers. Now ask yourself:

Why Pay more for the same QQI awards?

 

Special Needs Assistant (SNA) training – Courses from €229

Posted on: April 25th, 2017 by Admin

Last week remaining on our QQI Level 5 & 6 Special Needs Assistant (SNA) special offers. Book now to secure these unbeatable prices!

 

»Click here for further details on all our QQI Special Needs Assistant Courses

 

Did you know –

Special Needs Assisting places in our schools are still increasing.

The number of Special Needs Assistants has increased by 22%, from 10,575 to 12,900 since 2011. In December 2016 another 115 new posts were announced that will bring the total number of SNAs to over 13,000 – the highest ever level.

The total level of investment in SNAs is €429 million per annum. The number of special classes with over 600 new special classes opened since 2011, bringing the total number of such classes to over 1,100. The number of resource teachers has increased since 2011 to over 7,500 (a 41% increase).

 

 

QQI Special Needs Assistant - Level 5 & 6

 

 

April Special Offers

Posted on: April 2nd, 2017 by Admin

 

Our April Special offers include:

 

– All QQI Business & Finance and Special Needs Assisting (SNA) distance learning courses / modules: €229 for April.

 

Special Needs Assistant Course Bundle – Combined Levels 5 & 6 – Three SNA modules for: Only €685. Click here for more information….

 

 

Easy Payment Deals (Enrol by Phone):

QQI Major Award Programmes from only €125 per month over 10 months! Major Award Programmes on offer include:

 

Do not miss these unbelievable special offers on our courses. The Open College provide learners with the best value for QQI awards in Ireland. We allow ample time to complete your course and we do not impose restrictive or our punitive conditions when you avail of our special offers. Now ask yourself:

Why Pay more for the same QQI awards?

 

Click here for more information……..

 

 

New Course Launched – Child Protection & Welfare in ECCE Settings

Posted on: January 6th, 2017 by Admin

 

We are delighted to announce the launch of our next Childcare CPD (continuous professional development) course – Child Protection & Welfare in ECCE Settings.

This Child Protection & Welfare course has been specifically created for The Open College by our Childcare Tutors to complement our range QQI Childcare Courses.

 

Summary:

This course will highlight the importance of having a clear and detailed background knowledge about Child Protection and Welfare Issues of Children. It is essential to have this knowledge in order to protect the Children in your Care.

You as an Early Childhood Education and Care Practitioner play a central role in ensuring that the Children in your care are Happy, Healthy and Safe. It will provide a deep knowledge about Child Protection and promote the development of the Skill of Dealing with Child Protection Concerns when raised, in line with the Children’s First Act 2015.

Early Detection and/or Intervention can protect a Child from dangerous situations that they might be exposed to in relation to Abuse…….

Click here to find out More….

 

Child Protection & Welfare Course by Distance Learning

January Special Offers

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017 by Admin

 

Our New Year Special offers include:

 

– QQI (FETAC) Childcare & Law Distance Learning component Courses: €229 for January Only!

 

– Special Needs Assistant Course Bundle – Combined Levels 5 & 6 – Three SNA modules for: Only €685. Click here for more information….

 

– Healthcare and Childcare Level 5 & 6 QQI Major Awards: Only €949:



Easy Payment Deals (Enrol by Phone):

QQI Major Award Programmes from only €125 per month over 10 months! Major Award Programmes on offer include:

Do not miss these unbelievable special offers on our courses. The Open College provide learners with the best value for QQI awards in Ireland. We allow ample time to complete your course and we do not impose restrictive or our punitive conditions when you avail of our special offers. Now ask yourself:

Why Pay more for the same QQI awards?

 

 

New Activites Coordinator course just launched

Posted on: November 7th, 2016 by Admin

We are delighted to announce the launch of our next Healthcare CPD (continuous professional development) course – Activities Coordinator.

This Activities Coordinator course has been specifically created for The Open College by our Healthcare Tutors to complement our range QQI Healthcare Support Courses.

 

Summary:

This new and unique course will look at how therapeutic and recreational activities are of paramount importance in the promotion of resident’s / clients quality of life and how the Activity Coordinator plays a central role in delivering purposeful activities that stimulate residents and improve their well-being.

It will further explore the impact of ageing, social transitions associated with ageing and the importance of person centred care.

The course will allow learners to develop approaches to designing and implementing activity programmes in their work settings. The emphasis throughout this course is on developing positive communication skills, facilitating developmental activities and fostering meaningful participation with older people in care……..

 

Click here to find out More….

 

Activities Coordinator Training Course by Distance Learning

We are Hiring

Posted on: October 11th, 2016 by Admin

 
Interested in becoming a part of a thriving Educational company or know anyone who is looking for office administration roles?
 
We have new Full-Time Job opportunities for Administrator Assistants / QQI Assistant Coordinators to join our company on permanent contracts with an immediate start in Dublin.

 

Please click here for more information and how to apply.

 

The Open College - Careers

POBAL Funding – Applications for Learner Fund 4 is open till 28th October 2016

Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by Admin

The Open College is approved to provide Pobal Funded Training for those who wish to complete the Level 5 and Level 6 Major Awards in Early Childhood Care & Education.

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs recently announced a 4th round of the Learner Fund. This fund is now open for applications and will remain open until 28th October 2016.  All Childcare staff  in Early Childcare centres in Ireland, are required to have at least a Level 5 approved qualification in Childcare and all Pre-school (ECCE) Room Leaders are required to hold a Level 6 approved qualification in Childcare.

2016 will see an expansion of the ECCE programme which will be made available to a wider age-range of preschoolers. This will result in additional demand for ECCE places, and many early years services will be planning to expand as a result.

Early Childhood Care and Education - QQI Childcare Courses

 

The Open College, Ireland’s largest QQI course provider offers the approved QQI component and Major Award at Levels 5 and 6 which are suitable for both Early Childcare staff and Room Leaders/Supervisors.

Find out more about The Open College’s range of Childcare courses.

Click here for more information on POBAL Funding.

 

 

New QQI Montessori modules Launched

Posted on: August 8th, 2016 by Admin

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new range of individual QQI Level 6 Montessori modules. Each of these QQI Childcare modules have been specifically created using the Montessori Method of teaching. The new module range include:

For More Information, please click on any of the above modules.

 

QQI Level 6 Early Learning Philosophy - Montessori Method