Course Description

Childcare Diploma

Childcare Diploma is a course run by Kilroy's College, Dublin. It is a Distance Learning course with a duration of 12 months. Childcare Diploma gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Childcare Diploma at Kilroy's College, please review the details below.

If you are working or you are interested in working in the childcare area, then this child care course could be for you. Our Childcare Diploma course will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding in child development. You will learn the skills needed in caring for children from birth up to age 6, in both the home and a children’s environment.

Course Contents

Introduction to Childcare Today

Physical & Emotional Development of Children

Child Behaviour

The importance of Play

Montessori Approach to Education


Childhood Illnesses

Safety at Home & Play

Choosing Toys & Books and Preparing for School

Who’s Minding the Children?

Starting Your Own Childcare Service

Proper Management of Childcare Service

This Childcare course will help you to get your childcare career started be it in childhood education or in childcare centres. This distance learning Childcare course offers training on the development and care of children from birth up to age six. It is ideal for parents and the adult who is considering employment in a childcare centre or for any adult intending to start a day care centre, nursery or creche. The Kilroy’s College Childcare course is a perfect starting point if you want what is the very best for your child or if you wish to commence a career in childcare. Professional experts in childcare management have prepared this course.

How distance learning works:

Continuous Assessment

At the end of each unit, an assignment is completed and sent to your tutor at the college. Each one will be promptly returned to you with helpful comments and your next study unit. Throughout your course you will receive regular feedback and encouragement from your tutor to help ensure the successful completion of your studies.


All your course work and any correspondence with the college will be treated as strictly private and confidential.


An excellent textbook, carefully chosen by our course writers to compliment this study programme, will be sent to you with your first study units. This is yours to keep for future reference.

Our Diploma

Here at Kilroy’s College, our Diploma is awarded to students based on their work throughout their course. So, on successful completion of all your written assignments, you will receive your Kilroy’s College Diploma in Childcare.

The Future

Many of our students tell us that our courses have given them the confidence to go on to further study, to begin work or to change careers. Many of those in employment have received a promotion or an increase in salary as a result of completing a Kilroy’s College course.


  • The College is open all year, so you can start studying at any time.
  • This Childcare course allows you the flexibility and confidentiality of studying at home without having to take time out from work or other personal commitments.
  • It offers you valuable savings in time and transportation because you complete your entire course from home.
  • Once enrolled, you will receive everything that you need to get started in your student study pack.

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Training ProviderKilroy's College
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Awarding Body DetailsKilroy's College Diploma in Childcare
Course Duration12 months
Course TimeAll year enrolling
Course Fee695.00
Entry RequirementsThe good news is that you don’t need any previous experience or qualification to take this Childcare course.
Phone(01) 639 4660
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Kilroy's College

Wentworth House, Dublin City South, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D02 Y970

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