Course Description

Social Care (Coolock)

This is a two year Social Care QQI Level 6 course which examines the theory and practice of social studies and social care.  The wide range of modules offered enables students to gain a critical awareness of the way in which society works and provides the opportunity to investigate contemporary social issues and problems.  Modules encompass a mix of psychology, sociology and practice-based subjects.

Learners are also enabled to improve their communication skills, self-awareness, critical reflection and interpersonal skills, all of which are central to working in social care.  Students will engage in supervised work experience over the two years which provides practical knowledge, skills and competence for the field of social care.

Social Care Course at Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE

CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationCoolock, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 17
Course CategoryHumanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeIn-house Training
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSocial Care
Course Duration2 Years
Course Time2 Years
Course FeeYear 1: €320 Year 2: €300
Entry RequirementsThis is an advanced course open to students who hold a full QQI Level 5 Award in Applied Social Studies or its equivalent.
Carear PathSocial Care involves working with marginalised or disadvantaged people in a caring, compassionate way. There are a wide range of career options in social care including: Youth and community work, working with young offenders, the probation service, working with disadvantaged children , working with the physically or intellectually disabled, the homeless, the elderly, people with drug/alcohol dependency, asylum seekers/refugees etc.
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Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Barryscourt Road
Coolock, Dublin
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