The programme will give successful applicants over 21 year age in receipt of a social welfare payment for 12 months, the opportunity for practical work experience of 19.5 hours per week within an Early Years Setting in conjunction with studying towards a Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education Practice on their own time outside of working hours. The work experience and training will enable applicants to secure future employment opportunities within the Childcare / Special Needs Assistant sector. All training cost will be funded through the programme. Applicants must supply two suitable character references and be prepared to complete the Garda vetting process. Short listing will apply. All applicants must contact their local DSP office to check their eligibility for this programme and email their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 044-9344509 for further details Positions located in: Daingean Community Childcare Facility, St Mary’s Rd, Daingean, Co Offaly.