Community & Social Care

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Community & Social Care
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M4468 CS03
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) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher educatio...

FET Code 5M4468 - Community Health Services
Duration One Year - Full Time Study
Comment Qualifications
5M4468 QQI Level 5 Community Health Services
Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA
FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There may be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Social Studies
Customer Service
Human Growth & Development
Care Provision & Practice
Safety & Health at Work
Word Processing
Work Experience

Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Young People and Society
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent. If you are a mature student applications may be considered based on a proven interest in social care.

Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory completion of an induction programme and Garda Vetting.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments / Project Work
• Examinations
• Practical Skills Tests
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Community & Social Care graduates find employment in
diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career
destinations you could progress to:

Social Work
Youth and Community Work
Advice Work
Education Welfa...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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