Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements:

Entry for the Full Time Course is through CAO Application

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

The College recognises that many practitioners working in the field of ECEC may already have prior learning, which may have been acquired through other programmes or through experience. Under its Recognition of Prior Learning policy, it is possible for the College to recognise this learning, provided it demonstrates the prior achievement of learning outcome. Through this policy, it may be possible to complete the programme within a shorter timeframe.

Full details of the College’s RPL policy are available on the website here

Admission Requirements:

Applicants to this programme must meet normal HETAC requirements for entry to a level 7 programme.

  • Applicants may apply under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning, (RPEL), and are considered on a case by case basis.
  • Applicants wishing to apply to the course using RPL and or RPEL must inform the College at the time of application. Further details on the requirements and processes for RPL and RPEL can be found here

For further information contact info@snmci.ie Please state the name and location of the course you are seeking information on in the subject of the email.

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Entry to the FULL TIME programme is through CAO

For those wishing to apply using RPL, please see the RPL information page here

  •  Applicants may apply under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning, (RPEL), and are considered on a case by case basis.
  • Applicants wishing to apply to the course using RPL and or RPEL must inform the College at the time of application. Further details on the requirements and processes for RPL and RPEL can be found here