Social & Community Studies

Liberties College

 

Course Name Social & Community Studies
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
Course Code 5M2181
Course Type VTOS
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Duration 1 Year
Entry Requirements Other

Applicants for this course must apply for a VTOS place to the VTOS coordinator in the College.

Students will complete a Garda vetting Process in keeping with national guidelines.
Number of Places 22
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Comment Certification:
QQI Level 5 Applied Social Studies - 5M2181
Occupational First Aid Certificate

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Applicants for this course must apply for a VTOS place to the VTOS coordinator in the College.

Students will complete a Garda Vetting Process in keeping with national guidelines
Course Content This is an one year course for VTOS eligible students seeking initial training for employment or further study in the community and voluntary sector. The course offers a broad introduction, both academic and practical – to social studies and community development. Applicants must apply separately for a VTOS place only after an offer of a course place has been made.

•Work Placement: One day a week / Short block
•Specialist Workshops
•Garda vetting for work experience
Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study
•Psychology
•Social Studies
•Intercultural Studies
•Human Growth and Development
•Equality Studies
•Communications / Study Skills
•Word Processing
•Work Experience
•Working with groups or Personal Effectiveness or English Literature

(Modules offered may be subject to change).

Features of the course
•Work Placement: One day a week / Short block
•Specialist Workshops
•Garda vetting for work experience
FET Code 5M2181 - Applied Social Studies
Careers or Further Progression Progression:
•TR084 Social Studies/Social Work – Trinity College Dublin
•BN011 Applied Social Studies in Social Care – Blanchardstown Institute of Technology
•DT571 Social Care – DIT
•MH107 Social Studies – NUI Maynooth
•DN007 Social Science – UCD
•DC238 Contemporary Culture and Modern Society – DCU

Employment
A range of opportunities within the community and voluntary sectors
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