Childcare Training Specialists for Childcare Practitioners

Welcome to the College of Progressive Education

The College of Progressive Education strives for excellence in meeting adult learners' educational needs through the provision of the most inclusive, innovative and supportive training methods. Our aim is to equip our graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver professional childcare to the highest standard.

A Little About Us

The College of Progressive Education specialises in the provision of a range of FETAC Level 5 and 6 quality assured childcare programmes, which are delivered in a flexible manner to meet the neeeds of our learners and their employers. Why not visit our main web site to view the details of all our programmes.

If, when you have read about our courses, you have any questions please contact us by email, telephone or letter. We look forward to hearing from and helping you with your choice of course.


Our Services

Full-time courses are offered in Dublin on the UCD Blackrock Campus. Part-time courses are run in approximately forty centres throughout Ireland. We also provide on-site training for groups at venues of their own choosing. Our distance learning and online training courses provide a flexible approach for those who prefer to study from home, and they are of course particularly suitable for our many overseas students.

Link to Childcare on main web site
  • Childcare FETAC Level 5 Major Award DCHSC
  • Childcare FETAC Level 6 Major Award DCXXX
  • FETAC Level 5 Component Certificates
  • FETAC Level 6 Component Certificates
  • Creche Management FETAC Level 6 Major Award BMANX
  • Full Time
  • Part Time Evenings/Saturdays
  • Distance Learning
  • On Line
  • Day Release