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ECCE HIGHER CAPITATION

ECCE HIGHER CAPITATION

The ECCE Higher Capitation application process for the 2015/16 Programme Call is now open. Please find attached a copy of the document outlining the criteria and application process for ECCE Higher Capitation and a copy of the application form.

The DCYA have now published the full list of qualifications which  they will accept for the purpose of meeting level 5 in September, in addition this list also includes level 7 and higher awards.The list may be viewed on the DCYA website: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=3572

Please note:  For Early Years Services who were in receipt of ECCE Higher Capitation in 2014/15 based on a qualification that is not published on the list:
'Where a service was approved for the ECCE Higher Capitation Rate in 2014/15 based on a specific qualification that is not on the published list of DCYA Early Years Recognised Qualifications and after assessment through the DCYA Qualifications Recognition Application Process is not approved, that service will be provided with a grace period of two years to continue to receive the Higher Capitation Rate while making arrangements to up-skill to the required qualification level. This applies to the Room Leader Qualification for Higher Capitation only and all staff must meet the minimum Regulation requirements.'

2015 ECCE Higher Capitation Application Form

ECCE Higher Capitation Criteria and Application Process

Completed applications can be submitted via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to:

FREEPOST F5055

ECCE Higher Capitation

Early Years Policies and Programmes

Department of Children and Youth Affairs,

43-49 Mespil Road,

Dublin 4.

D04YP52

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