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
Qualifications
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 course offers holders of a QQI Level 5 health related award or a QQI social studies/youthwork award 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 social care, youthwork area 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...

Financial Support View www.susi.ie
Interview Round 1 - Wednesday 11th March 2020, Round 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020, Round 3 - Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May 2020, Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August.
Application Date You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education. Applications for the each academic year will open from January 1st.

Please note a valid email address and mobile phone number must be given as all correspondence will be made via mobile phone and email.

Course Admission Interviews take place during March, April & May with course offers issued thereafter. Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August 2020.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2020
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Mental Health Awareness
Disability Awareness
Understanding Community Development
Person Centered Planning
Rehabilitation Practice
Communications
Work Experience
Learning Difficulty Awareness
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

Expand+Progression To Degrees
DkIT Social Care Level 8
Maynooth University Community & Youth Work Level 8
Maynooth University Psychology Level 8
Maynooth University/TU Dublin Community & Youth Work Level 8
AIT Health Sciences with Nutrition Le...

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
email: info@ofi.ie
web: www.ofi.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here