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DCYA EY Qualification Recognition Application Form



DYCA has published a list of qualifications that meet the regulatory requirements for working in the Early Years sector in Ireland. The list can be viewed on the DCYA website


This list contains all qualifications which have been approved by DCYA. It also sets out the appropriate level of DCYA approval (i.e. meets regulatory requirements; eligible for Room Leader - standard capitation; eligible for Room Leader - higher capitation).


If your qualification is on the list you do not need to apply to DCYA for qualifications recognition. Just provide a copy of your qualification to your employer along with a copy of the page on the list on which it appears.

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Parent & Toddler Grant Initiative 2018

FCCC are delighted to announce the 2018 round of Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative

This year the frame time for completing the application and sending it back to us is quite tight. The last date for receipt of the completed applications is Thursday 19th July.

As with last year’s grant, please ensure that you can meet the criteria, guidelines attached above.

With completed application forms please enclose the following to ensure smooth appraisal process.

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