This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the area of Social Care which will enable them to achieve both the practical and the academic skills necessary for further study and future employment. It is a part-time extension of our popular SCH day course and work experience is an integral part of the course. Applicants will ideally be already working in a range of caring situations such as working with people with learning disabilities, mental health problems, and physical disability and with disadvantaged youth.
Those applicants not currently working in this sector will be obliged to source their own work experience in an appropriate environment. Applicants who have completed Garda vetting procedures within the last 3 years must bring evidence of this to interview.
5 Passes in Leaving Certificate/LCVP including Maths or a Science subject and English or a Merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or FETAC Level 4 Certificate. The academic requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+). Dates for Interview will be set in early September and all applications must be received by 5th September 2011.
FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Community and Health Services – Community Care (DCHSX)
THIS COURSE WILL BE RUN PART TIME OVER 2 YEARS ON MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS (5.45PM-9.45PM): SOME SATURDAYS WILL ALSO BE REQUIRED
Cost: €800.00per year