Certificate in Caring for the Developing Child

  • Certificate Caring for the Developing Child
  • CW_HRCDC_Q (Carlow) - CW_HXCDC_Q (Wexford) - CW_HKCDC_Q (Wicklow)
  • 10 credits
  • 6
  • 12 weeks part-time
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


This certificate programme provides learners with a basis of knowledge in child development and how this informs childcare, particularly in partnership with parents.  

This programme is designed for those with an interest in studying child development or child care more broadly as it introduces learners to the key principles of child development theory.

This programme is a module from our Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme offered as a standalone certificate for students who are interested in gaining a recognised qualification in this discipline.


  • Children’s Developmental Progress
  • Meeting the Needs of Infants and Children in a Nurturing Environment.
  • Nutrition, Health and Development
  • Provision of Special Diets/Multi-Cultural
  • Provision in ECEC Settings

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.



How to Apply

Application Form »

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie