Youth Studies & Community Development

Liberties College


Course Name Youth Studies & Community Development
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M4732
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+A course suitable for people seeking initial training in youth and community work and those with some experience who wish to undertake structured training to develop and consolidate their skills. This is a joint training programme offered by the City...

FET Code 5M4732 - Youthwork
Duration 1 year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Youth Work - 5M4732
Occupational First Aid Certificate
Number of Places 50
Course Fee

Expand+There are no tuition fees for students who are citizens of Ireland or another European Union State. For all students there is a moderate course charge to cover expenses such as examination fees and specialist materials supplied directly to students....

Financial Support Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a college place.

Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a college place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Interview Yes
Application Date Admission Dates

Round 1 March 2019 Saturday

Round 2 April 2019 Wednesday

Round 3 May 2019 Tuesday

Round 4 August 2019 To be confirmed


Due to the high level of interest in some course areas, interview panels fill up quickly.

Liberties College reserves the right to close application to courses when interview panels are full.

Every effort will be made to accommodate applicants in subsequent interview rounds.
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Subjects Taught Principal Areas of Study
• Communications
• Young People in Society
• Working with Young People
* Community Development Practice
• Understanding Youth Work
• Work Experience
• Substance Use Issues in Youth Work
• Social Justice Principles
• Personal Effectiveness
• Word Processing

(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements It is a mandatory requirement of this programme that applicants have voluntary experience in youth work, and a supporting reference in youth or community work.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
•6M2218 QQI Level 6 Social Care
•BN115 BA (Hons) Community and Youth Development – Blanchardstown IT
•MH116 BA Community & Youth Work – NUI Maynooth
•CW788 BA Youth & Community Work – Carlow IT
•6M2674 QQI Level 6 Community Development
Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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