Health & Social Studies - Advanced

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education


Course Name Health & Social Studies - Advanced
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
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) Dundalk
Course Content Course Aim
This QQI Level 6 course offers holders of a QQI Level 5 Health related award (e.g. Level 5 Healthcare Support or Nursing Studies) or a QQI Social studies award (e.g. Level 5 Applied Psychology and Social Studies or Youthwork) the opportunity to undertake further studies in advanced health and social studies. This award will equip the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to undertake roles in the in person centred care and healthcare environments.
FET Code 6M2218 Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration.
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification
6M2218 Level 6 QQI Advanced Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration.
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

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Interview First round interviews take place the end of May. Second Round Interviews take place in late August.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education online (link below)
Applications for the each academic year will open from February 1st and closing date for 1st Round of interviews is early May 2019.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Mental Health Awareness
Disability Awareness
Understanding Community Development
Person Centered Planning,
Rehabilitation Practice
Work Experience
Positive Behaviour Support
Health Promotion
Mature Entry Places Yes
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Assessment Method There is continuous assessment throughout the year and examinations in May.
Careers or Further Progression

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DkIT Social Care Level 8
Maynooth University Community & Youth Work Level 8
AIT Health Sciences with Nutrition Level 8
WIT Health Promotion Level 8
Blanchardstown IT Social & Community Development Level 8
TU Dublin Community & ...

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here