ECCE Scheme!


The early childhood care and education scheme (ECCE) is a government funded program that was introduced in 2010, entitiling every child to a free pre-school place for the year before they start primary school. Happy Tot's provide ECCE places for each child eligible to participate in the scheme. To book your place please phone 01 62114827.


Class times are 9.00am - 12.00pm / 9.15am - 12.15pm / 13.30pm - 4.30pm.


Childcare Education & Training Support Programme ...


If you are a parent taking part in an eligible Fas or VEC course you can avail of the CETS (Childcare Education & Training Support Programme). Happy Tot's are delighted to offer parents taking part in a CETS Programme and your child to avail of a place in Happy Tot's. The CETS Programme is managed by the department of children and youth affairs on behalf of FAS & the VEC's.

The purpose of the programme is to benefit parents on eligible FAS & VEC courses. Parents who are doing a CETS approved VEC or FAS course may be eligible for a childcare place under this programme. Talk to your FAS or VEC co ordinator to find out if you can get a CETS childcare place and then contact the office on 01 621487 with the relevant information given by the co ordinator.