Will there be extra capitation for settings and from when will it be received?

Yes. Early years settings that employ an Inclusion Coordinator (INCO) who has graduated from LINC will receive an extra €2 per week in capitation per ECCE-eligible child in a pre-school room, where the child is on an ECCE/CCS/TEC programme  Subject to detailed operational guidelines, the increase applies from a) graduation of…

Is there financial support available to participants?

The LINC programme is fully funded by the DCYA and is free to participants.  Additionally, each participating student will receive a once-off payment of €200 to assist with covering expenses arising from participation on the programme.

What is the cost?

As the course is fully funded by the DCYA, it is free to participate in. In addition, students receive €200 to assist in covering any costs they may incur.