Social Care with Counselling Skills

Cavan Institute


Course Name Social Care with Counselling Skills
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M2218
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content This course will be of benefit to those who have a particular interest in the professional aspects of social care. Students will get an understanding of the many roles of a social care worker and models of social care provision. For instance, there is an emphasis in current practice of integrating people with disabilities or special educational needs within mainstream provision. Finally, this course introduces students to counselling skills, with an emphasis on reflection and self-awareness.
FET Code 6M2218 - Social and Vocational Integration
Duration 1 year
Comment Award Title:
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration
QQI Code: 6M2218
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught Disability Awareness
Rehabilitation Practice
Person Centred Planning
Group Work Theory and Practice
Mental Health Awareness
Health Promotion
Positive Behavioural Support
Developing Counselling Skills for Health and Social Care
Work Experience
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements QQI level 5 award in Applied Social Care or equivalent. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements but can demonstrate industry experience.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Employment may be obtained in a wide variety of settings, including residential care centres, community projects, youth centres, centres for young people and adults with special educational needs, nursing homes and day care ce...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
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