Course Description

Community and Social Care (Mornings)

This Community and Social Care course is suitable for both mature students and school leavers, who would like to work in the area of health and social care. This QQI award provides the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding career providing care and support to vulnerable people in the community.

Students will acquire knowledge of health and social care theories and best practice. students will also acquire practical experience on work placement. This could include a variety of settings such as resource centres, hostels for homeless, addiction services and youth projects.

CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryArts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQi Award Community and Health Services (5M4468)
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry Requirements• Leaving Certificate Established/ LCVP • Leaving Certificate Applied • Relevant QQI Level 4 Award • Mature applicants are welcome For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, please contact DFEi.
Carear PathCareer Options Graduates may find employment working with individual clients, clients in residential care or in the community e.g. resource centres, learning disability, family support, addiction services, youth projects or as a special needs assistant.
Phone01 2809676
Course Code5M4468
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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