Childcare Training and Development Programme

Childcare Training and Development Programme

Community Employment (CE) Scheme

Are you looking for a career in childcare?

The aim of this programme is to provide you with the opportunity of acquiring knowledge in the area of childcare whilst gaining experience working in a Childcare Setting. Duties will include:

  • Responsive care of children
  • Positive interactions with children and the Childcare Team
  • Physical care of children
  • Preparation and implementation of activities
  • Maintaining daily records relating to children
  • Supervision of children indoors, outdoors and in sleeping rooms

You will achieve a Level 5/6 FETAC Childcare qualification which will enable you to obtain employment in childcare. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Minimum age to apply is 21 years with at least one year of signing history with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. The rate of pay is €220.50 minimum depending on status.

Applicants must supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form. These positions are based throughout Limerick City and County.

Limerick City areas include: Henry Street, Thomas Street, Cathedral Place, Moyross, Thomondgate, Ballynanty, Kings Island, Southill, Roxboro, Ballinacurra.

Limerick County areas include; Herbertstown, Knockainey, Hospital, Kilfinane, Kilmallock, Bruff, Rathkeale, Broadford and Dromcollogher.

For further information about the programme, Click Here.

Or contact:

Deirdre Burns

Therese Gaffney


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