Social Care

Liberties College


Course Name Social Care
Course Provider Liberties College
Alternative Provider(s) City of Dublin ETB
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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
Location (Districts) Liberties
Course Content

Expand+Professional Social Care workers support some of society’s most vulnerable people. This one-year professional qualification has been developed for people who wish to pursue a career in the caring services. This is achieved through a comprehensive pr...

FET Code 6M2218 - Social and Vocational Integration
Duration 1 Year Full-time
Comment Certification:
QQI Level 6 Social and Vocational Integration 6M2218, Occupational First and Manual Handling (offered),
MAPA Foundation Certificate (Managing the Risk of Aggressive and Challenging Behaviour in the Workplace) - Accredited by CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute/UK)
Number of Places 25
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

• Rehabilitation Practice
• Disability Awareness
• Person Centred Planning
• Work Experience
• Mental Health Awareness
• Health Promotion
• Leadership Skills
• Personal and Professional Development
(Modules offered may be subject to change).
Entry Requirements QQI Level 5 Award (or equivalent) in a related area e.g. Health Care Support 5M4339, Community Care 5M2786, Youth Work 5M4732, Applied Social Studies 5M2181, Early Childhood Care & Education 5M2009
Careers or Further Progression Progression
•BN011 BA Applied Social Studies – Blanchardstown Institute of Technology
•BN107 BA Applied Social Studies in Social Care – Blanchardstown Institute of Technology
•TA025 BA (Hons) Social Care Practice – IT Tallaght
•DT571 BA (Hons) Social Care – Dublin IT


Social Care workers in a variety of settings
Further Enquiries Phone: 01 454 0044
Fax: 01 454 6348
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