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Quality and Regulatory Framework eLearning Programme
Maintenance of AIM supports and updates to AIM rules for 2020-21to reflect Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)
Government Funding Schemes
This funding is accessible to providers (not-for-profit and for-profit) who can demonstrate that the other measures available as part of the July Stimulus Package are not sufficient by themselves to enable viable operations of their business. Further information in relation to eligibility is available in the Guidelines.
Support for ELC and SAC providers in relation to the completion of the application form and workbook is available via the local City and County Childcare Committees (CCCs).
Contact details for the CCCs can be found in the Guidelines document, or at http://www.myccc.ie
The Application Form, Workbook, and Applicant Guidelines for the ELC & SAC COVID-19 Sustainability Support Fund is now available by clicking the button below.
Garda National Vetting Affiliation Registration Number
It will soon become compulsory that organisations applying for Garda Vetting must hold their own Garda National Vetting Bureau Affiliation Registration Number.This unique registration number will ensure that only relevant organisations conducting relevant work with children have the ability to apply for Garda Vetting. This will be made mandatory in compliance with the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012-2016.
It is recommended that each Early Childhood and School Age Childcare setting apply for their individual registration number now to ensure that when the need to apply for Garda Vetting arises there will be no delays in processing.
To apply for a Garda National Vetting Bureau Affiliation Registration Number please complete the following steps:
Email the Garda Vetting Bureau requesting a registration number- firstname.lastname@example.org providing the following information:
- Name of the Registered Vetting Organisation you are applying through- St. Nicholas Montessori College.
- Name and business address of your organisation
- Contact person within the organisation
- The purpose of your business- e.g Montessori Education for children aged 3-6
The Garda National Vetting Bureau will then send you an application form to complete and return to them by post.
Once you have returned your completed form, you will be issued with a GNVB Affiliate Registration Number through a letter in the post (please note this could take up to two weeks).
When you receive your GNVB Affiliate Registration Number please email this to email@example.com so we can update your details.
*Please be aware if you have multiple settings, this process must be completed for each individual setting*