The Open College Childcare Courses

With an extensive range of childcare courses to choose from, Nanny Options are proud to team up with The Open College to showcase all the courses needed to help you gain the qualifications needed.

About The Open College

The Open College was founded in 2004 to offer courses on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) to the general public by Distance Learning, eLearning & Attendance Learning.

The Open College is now widely recognised as Ireland’s leading dedicated and largest provider of QQI award courses. QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is an amalgamation of the previously operational Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC); the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC); the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB) and the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI).

Who are The Open College?

The Open College is an independent college with more than 60 highly qualified staff comprising: the Board of Management, Independent President, Course Directors, Tutors / Lecturers and Administrative Personnel who deliver and supply offer over 90 QQI Levels 5 & 6 courses with many thousands of students certified each year.

What does The Open College offer?

The Open College offers you the opportunity to achieve recognised Certification without altering your current lifestyle. Distance learning/eLearning offers options for independent study, informal learning and varied communication channels which are provided by the Open College teams and one to one tutor support.

Benefits of gaining a QQI Award with The Open College are:

Choice: We offer an extensive range of courses through flexible Learning formats from Distance learning, eLearning, Classroom & Blended Learning. Our range of courses offer more opportunities than ever before with a choice of over 90 QQI Levels 5 & 6 component Certificates and Major Award programmes in a variety of categories.

Value: We offer the Best Value in the Marketplace.

Flexibility: Start our courses at any time. We enrol students throughout the year and with our Distance Learning format you can study at your own pace and anywhere that suits you.

Course Options: Majority of our courses can be completed in less than 3 months.

Support: Continuous One to One tutor support for all Leaners by fully qualified and industry experienced tutors.

Accreditation: You can continue to earn while you learn and gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification. All our Awards are Fully Validated & Approved by QQI.

Security: All student fees for our QQI Major Award courses are fully secured and protected by a Bond.

Quality: QQI and SOLAS Approved Training Provider.

Reputation: Our reputation for quality is supported by our continued growth and expansion in the Further Education sector.

Services: We are an approved Garda Vetting Organisation and we can also cover our Learners Insurance requirements while out on Work Placements.

Transparency: We always publish all our course prices and inform the learners on everything they need to make the proper decision, hence our extensive and industry leading website.

Contact The Open College

The Learning Centre,
Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Leopardstown,
Dublin 18.

Normal Hours:
Tel: + 353 (1) 206 1828 or + 353 (1) 206 1829 – Our advice lines are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 5.30pm.
Email: info@theopencollege.com
Website: www.theopencollege.com

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