Childcare Qualifications

Level 5 & 6 Up-skilling requirements for the Sector

The Child Care Regulations require all staff working directly with children in early years services to hold a minimum qualification of Level 5 or equivalent by 31st December 2016.

The requirement under the ECCE contract is that all pre-school leaders must hold a Level 6 qualification will also come into effect on 31st December 2016.

Further information is available on the DCYA website.

IMPORTANT: WCCC does not offer training directly and cannot hold responsibility for the quality or certification of courses run by other organisations. This page is provided for information purposes only.

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