QQI LEVEL 6

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a one year course which prepares students for employment at supervisory level in the security industry. Work placement is a necessary part of this course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entrants should already have passed the security studies level 5 certificate. However those who do not possess the educational requirements but who have a particular experience in this area and therefore might be excempt from some of the level 5 modules will be considered.

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules are currently being offered and a total of 120 credits are required for the certificate;

  • Business management
  • Supervisory security management
  • Crime prevention
  • Customer service
  • Communications

FEES

A registration fee of 200 Euros is payable by all entrants to plc courses in Ireland. Those with a medical card or a maintenance grant do not have to pay this registration fee. Maintenance grants or Back to Education allowances are available for eligible students.   A student service charge of €75 is payable by all students.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work experience is an integral element of this course as this is a work based programme. Participants are required to attend work experience one day every week in a relevant vocational setting.

COURSE CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be awarded a QQI Level 6 certificate. Course assessment is based on a mixture of continuous assessment and examination.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

QQI certification is a nationally recognised Award. Successful participants can apply for employment in a variety of security businesses and organisations and be qualified at supervisory level.

FURTHER EDUCATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION LINKS SCHEME

Participants can progress from this course to Institutes of Technology and to Universities via higher education links scheme on obtaining a full award.

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