Course Code SVC
NFQ Level 6
Duration 1 year
QQI Code 6M2218
Award QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration
This one-year advanced certificate course aims to deepen your knowledge of a wide range of social care areas from Mental Health Awareness to Disability Awareness. It will stimulate and challenge you to evaluate current trends in the sector. The course is a comprehensive and challenging course comprising both academic and practical modules.
Work experience is an essential part of the programme and will enable you to develop the skills and qualities required of workers in the field. You will work with vulnerable groups such as those who experience mental health issues, people with intellectual disabilities, the travelling community, homeless people, people with substance abuse issues and early school leavers.
Students are encouraged to follow their specific area of interest when choosing a work placement and there are a wide range of work placement options available from Rehabilitation Centres, Prisons, Special schools, Youth Reach and Mental Health Services.
This course will suit those who have a good knowledge of Social Care, and are seeking to progress in their professional development. Students will get an understanding of the many roles of a Social Care Professional and models of social care provision.
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By studying the Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced at BCFE, I gained invaluable knowledge in Social Studies, Mental Health Awareness, Rehabilitation Practice, Personal and Professional Development, Disability Awareness, Person Cantered Planning, Learning Difficulty Awareness, and Communications. I have added to my toolkit and all the roles I have are enhanced. I believe I have acquired the necessary tools to support my own mental health as well as the mental health of others and I ready to use my compassion in a person-centred capacity helping others in any social care setting.
Oluwafunmilayo (La’Fun) Ayibiowu
Graduate, Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced (SVC)