Adult Guidance Theory & Practice

Maynooth University


Course Name Adult Guidance Theory & Practice
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA03
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please note our application process will open mid April 2022 for intake in October 2022.
Application Date Please apply using our On Line applications at the 'Application Weblink' below.
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Expand+The course will be delivered in an open learning format incorporating home based distance learning.

The course will be delivered in a blended learning format across 7 workshops, normally in units of 2 days duration

This format will provide an o...

Entry Requirements

Expand+The course will be particularly suitable for those working in an information, advice and guidance setting who want to develop and enhance their theoretical understanding of adult guidance practice. Experience working in an information, advisory and g...

Course Content The course will address the support needs of those working in an information, advice, and guidance capacity in a broad range of contexts with adults affected by unemployment, disadvantage, and social exclusion, and those experiencing transitions in their life. Such transitions include, changing career, retirement, and redundancy, who wish to explore their career and educational options and decisions.
Subjects Taught Workshop Themes

Adult Development and the Guidance process
Models of Adult Guidance
Applied Guidance Skills
Support Systems, Contracts and Boundaries
Change, Transition and Loss
Understanding Aggression and Conflict
Developing a Quality of Work Life
Endings and Evaluation
Assessment Method Assessment Procedures

In addition to a minimum attendance of 80%, the following assessment methods will be employed on the course:

Learning Journal
Case Study
Service Network Audit

Participants will be expected to attend all workshops and participate fully in the group process and learning.
Further Enquiries For further information please contact Maggie Noone at 01-7083752 Email:
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