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.

Areas of Study                                                              Other Certification

  • Care Provision and Practice                                    First Aid – Order of Malta
  • Family Studies                                                           Patient Moving and Handling  ( Irish Ambulance Institute)
  • Social Studies                                                             Elder Abuse – DFEi Certificate
  • Community Addiction Studies
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Teamworking
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryCommunity Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQi Award Community and Health Services (5M4468)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the following Leaving Certificate A QQI Level 4 Award
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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17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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