QQI LEVEL 6
This is a one year course designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those working or volunteering in community based organisations. Work placement is a necessary part of this course.
Working knowledge and experience in community organisations is expected. Applicants will be asked to attend for interview.
A total of 120 credits are required for the certificate. The following modules are currently being offered.
- Community development practice
- Community development theory
- Group work theory and practice
- Conflict management
- Social analysis
- Work Experience
- Managing People
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 is an integral element of this course as this is a work based programme. Participants are required to attend work experience equivalent to one day a week in a relevant vocational setting.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will be awarded a QQI Level 6 certificate. Course assessment is based on continuous assessment.
QQI certification is a nationally recognised Award. Successful participants can apply for employment in community and voluntary organisations.
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.