Training & Education

Griffith College Dublin


Course Name Training & Education
Course Provider Griffith College Dublin
Alternative Provider(s) Griffith College Cork
Course Code 47413 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online, Weekend
Location (Districts) South Circular Road, Limerick City, Cork City
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Expand+Application can be made directly to the GCD Admissions Office or via the website

Applications for all direct entry programmes (undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time/evening time) must be made on the website

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Duration 1 semester (September – January), block release basis – one weekend per month.
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Financial Support Tax relief
Most programmes of two or more years’ duration have been approved for tax relief. Applicants should note that the qualifying conditions for relief may differ for full and part-time students. Relief is granted at the standard rate of tax and details can be found at
Entry Requirements Level 8 degree in any discipline, 20 hours teaching or training experience (5 of which must be during the course of the programme).
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Course Content

Expand+About the course
The Centre for Promoting Academic Excellence in Griffith College has been running a 20 credit level 9 Special Purpose Award in Training and Education for six years. It is accredited as an embedded award leading to a Masters in Trai...

Subjects Taught Course content
– Assessment and Programme Design
– Reflective Practice and Development
– Pedagogical Practice
Careers or Further Progression Career progression
Qualifications in education are becoming increasingly sought after by employers of trainers and lecturers, and in some cases are becoming mandatory. This Special Purpose Award prepares the graduate with the skills necessary for employment and career progression. It is also a starting point for further study with the Postgraduate Diploma a natural next step and the Masters.
Further Enquiries For Further Information
Please contact the Admissions Office
t: +353 1 415 0415
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