Assisted Decision-Making Capacity

Law Society of Ireland


Course Name Assisted Decision-Making Capacity
Course Provider Law Society of Ireland
Course Code 114611 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate Law Society of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Dublin 7
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 15 November 2022 at 6:00 PM
Application Date

Expand+We welcome applications for this course from suitably qualified professionals. Your application must be approved before you can formally register on the course. To apply please email the following documents to :

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Duration Delivery Method
Live online lectures Tuesdays 6pm to 9pm, with live workshops on occasional Saturdays. Lectures also available to view on-demand.
Course Fee €1,650.00
Entry Requirements

Expand+This certificate is primarily aimed at solicitors and barristers, but may also appeal to suitably qualified non-legal professionals who wish to expand their knowledge and practical implementation and application of issues relating to decision-making ...

Course Content

Expand+Programme overview
The purpose of this certificate is to ensure that practitioners are fully conversant with the requirements of the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the 2015 Act), with particular emphasis on supporting decision-making ...

Subjects Taught

The programme is based on the following module scheme and covers key themes as listed below:

Module 1: Legislative Background and Pre-Planning Options
Origins & scope the 2015 Act
The UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilit...

Assessment Method
2,500-word written assignment (90%) and continuous assessment through online activities (10%).
Further Enquiries Contact Ríona Leahy, Solicitor, Course Leader:
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