Course Description

Community Development and Leadership

The purpose of this Community Development and Leadership award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to contribute effectively to the work of organisations in a range of community development and or community work settings and or to progress to higher education and training.


• Communications (6N1950)
• Customer Service (6N0697)
• Conflict Management (6N2775)
• Community Development Practice (6N3667)
• Community Development Theory (6N3668)
• Group Work Theory & Practice (6N3669)
• Social Analysis (6N3666)
• Work Experience (6N1946)


CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationListowel, Kerry
Course CategoryCommunity Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Major Award in Community Development - 6M3674
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsMinimum • Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. • You must hold a recent and relevant QQI Level 5 Major Award (or equivalent) in a related course. • Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered. • Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. • Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). • Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Additional • Applicants must express an interest in learning and practicing new skills. • Good interpersonal skills are essential. • Basic computer skills desirable. • Experience working or volunteering in a childcare, care or learning environment is an advantage but not essential. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process.
Course Code412011
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