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Staff Training in is a key element to the success and development of our Centre and Creche Facilities. We run an ongoing Community Employment scheme with 21 participants providing a wide range of staff training including:


  • Basic Childcare Training
  • Highscope Training
  • Special Needs Training
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Music and Drama
  • Sign Language
  • Manual Liifting and Handling
  • Health and Safety
  • Fire Prevention
  • Stay Safe Child Protection Programme
  • HACCP food safety
  • Personal and Social Development

We encourage and empower our Community Employment participants by providing these opportunities leading to Certified Childcare Training Skills, personal development and eventually employment. Providing a safe and secure environment for the children in our care is of utmost importance to us. Ttwo members of our team have completed the Children First (Child protection) Training for Trainers Course with the Mid West HSE.

The minimum requirement for our staff is two years work experience. Our Childcare Assistants have acquired FETAC Level 5 and are training towards a Level 6 qualification. Meanwhile our Room Leaders have a minimum FETAC Level 6 and are working towards their Level 7 qualification.

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As a training centre we provide work placements for students who are participating in childcare or teacher training and need to gain practical experience in a childcare environment. We have worked with:

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"To support and assist families and children in Clare through the provision of accessible, affordable, high quality childcare in a warm, caring environment."
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