Course Description

Advanced Social Studies

Acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to provide a range of services in a social and vocational rehabilitation context and/or to progress to higher education and training.

CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategorySocial Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Major Award Certificate in Social & Vocational Integration (6M2218)
Course Start Date13th September 2021
Course End Date27th May 2022
Course Duration37 weeks
Course Fee130
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). Applicants must hold a QQI Level 5 Major Award or equivalent in a related discipline. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including verbal and written command of the English language. Common European Framework B1 or equivalent required. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process. Experience working or volunteering in a social, vocational, youth, sports or voluntary organisation is an advantage but not a necessity. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+.
Carear PathIf you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses.
Course Code307159
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