• AIM Level 4, 5 & 7 application process for September 2022 pre-school year

    Posted on May 4, 2022 by in News Updates

    AIM Level 5

    The AIM Level 5 application process for 2022/23 will open on Hive, Tuesday 3rd May at 12pm. As this is a new process on Hive, training sessions have been organised via Webinar this week. The training will give service providers an overview of the application process. Please click on the relevant link for further information and to register your attendance:

    ​Date/Time Webinar Link​
    Wednesday 4th May
    10.00 – 11.30 am​
    Wednesday 4th May
    2.30 – 4.00 pm​
    Thursday 5th May
    6.30 – 8.00pm​


    *Please note, by registering for one of the above webinars, you are providing permission for Pobal to contact you in order to gather feedback regarding the webinar.
    **The maximum number of participants per session is 500

    Services are reminded to submit AIM Level 5 applications at least three months prior to a child’s planned start date in ECCE. Please be advised AIM Level 5 applications for the AIM 2022/23 programme will not be accepted on PIP and must be submitted on Hive.

    AIM Level 4 and 7

    The AIM Level 4 and 7 application process (initial and extension applications) for 2022/23 will also open on Hive on Tuesday 3rd May at 12pm.  Guidance on the application process can be found here.

    You must confirm your AIM Service Profile details and create AIM sessions for the 2022/23 programme prior to submitting an AIM Level 4 or AIM Level 7 application. A ‘How to Guide’ on confirming you AIM Service Profile and a guide to creating AIM sessions can be found here.

    Help and support

    Should you have any queries in relation to the AIM programme, please contact the Early Years Provider Centre by raising a Request on Hive using the following categories:

    • Programme: (select the AIM level)
    • Request type: Application
    • Request type detail: How To


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