Social Care Work at Ennis

Limerick Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Social Care Work at Ennis
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code LC612
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 4 Years (includes Work Placements in Year 2 and Year 3).
Class Contact Hours: 21 hours per week, depending on the year
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate: A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish. Foundation Level Mathematics at grade F2 or higher is acceptable as meeting the Mathematics requirement for this ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic programmes at LIT and are not considered passing subjects.

Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET programme in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level programmes at LIT.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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LIT accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all programmes of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to programmes at Limerick Institute of Te...

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Mature Applicants

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EU Nationals aged 23 before 1st January 2019 that wish to make a non-standard application:

Please ensure you indicate the nature of your case on your application to the CAO before February 1st. The Institute may a...

Alternative Entry

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A non-standard application refers to applicants who are required to provide additional information when applying to CAO. The main categories of non-standard applicants are:

• Mature applicants
• GCE/GCSE applicants
• H...

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Course Fee

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Most full time undergraduate students are covered by the “Irish Government Free Fees scheme” for the tuition fee. Under this scheme, the government (HEA) pays tuition fees for full-time, non-repeat undergraduate students from Ireland an...

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Financial Support Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover this Student Contribution Fee. The student grant application system is an “online application system” and is accessed at www.susi.ie.

To assist all applicants, there is a SUSI Support Desk -
Email: support@susi.ie; Tel: 0761 08 7874.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is the programme about?
This programme emphasises the personal and professional development required to work in this challenging field. Social Care is the professional provision of care, protection, support, welfare and advocacy for vulnerable...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1:
Semester 1: Personal Development 1, Principles and Practice of Social Care 1, Social Care Practice Electives, Active Citizenship and Volunteering, Health, Resources and Home Management, Applied Research and Writing Skills.

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Comment Note: Transfer applications by successful applicants from other relevant programmes will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants may be called for interview. Non-standard applicants, such as mature applicants, will be called for interview and will be required to complete a brief piece of written work on the day.
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after the programme?
On successful completion of the programme, job opportunities for graduates include: Social Care Worker, Community Project Worker, Family Support Worker. LIT graduates often work for HSE, Limerick Youth Service, Brothers of Charity, Enable Ireland, Focus Ireland, Novas Initiatives.
Further Enquiries Dr. Lisa O'Rourke Scott,
Programme Leader (Limerick)
Tel: 061 293353
Email: lisa.orourkescott@lit.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC292

Dr. Michael F Ryan,
Programme Leader (Thurles)
Tel: 0504 28106
Email: michaelfrancis.ryan@lit.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC402
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Points History
Year Points
2019 319