Duration: 1 Year
This is a one year course that will provide students with foundation skills in Social Studies and allow them to gain a greater understanding of how they can be applied in the community.
Modules offered include the following:
* Some of these modules may be subject to change
It is aimed at learners who have achieved either a QQI Level 5 Certificate in the area of Social Care or equivalent. Alternatively, it may be suitable for learners who have relevant work experience in the Community Care area.
Administration Charge: €165
PLC Programme Participant Contribution: €200*
QQI Exam Fee: €80*
*Exempt if you are the holder of a valid Medical Card
Those who achieve this award will have a wide range of career opportunities open to them including:
This course is also aimed at students who wish to pursue further studies in this area. They can also apply through CAO for a wide range of degree courses, such as Social Care at Level 8 and Community Development at Level 8 in various Institutes of Technology and Universities.