Education & Training

Whitehall College of Further Education


Course Name Education & Training
Course Provider Whitehall College of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin City University, City of Dublin ETB
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Course Code 5M3635
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Whitehall


This course is delivered collaboratively with Whitehall College of Further Education and Dublin City University (DCU). Learners will spend one day a week in DCU as two modules will be taught in DCU at first year degree level. The course aims to provide a foundation for students who wish to progress to the Degree in Education and Training in DCU.
FET Code Education and Training Award (5M3635)
Duration 1 year
Comment Certification
QQI Level 5 Education and Training Award (5M3635)
Course Fee

€200 Government Levy

€325 (Includes assessment fees)
Fees may be subject to change

All our programmes are funded under the National Development Plan and therefore there are no programme fees. However, students are liable for the paym...

Financial Support PLC Maintenance Grants
Whitehall College of Further Education is an approved college for Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) Maintenance Grants. Information on this scheme is available on and Applications are made on-line at

Payment of this grant is subject to Susi receiving confirmation from the college that the student is registered and in attendance on the course in respect of which the student has been awarded the grant.
Interview Yes
Application Date

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Courses commence in September 2020
Subjects Taught Concepts in Education & Training
Interpersonal & Group Behaviour
Personal and Professional Development
Information and Communication Systems
Social Studies
Research Skills
Word Processing
Plus two modules in DCU - Social & Personal Development with Communication Studies and Concepts in Education & Training

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.
Mature Entry Places Mature students with relevant experience or related qualification.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with at least a H5 05 English and H6 06 in four other subjects.

All suitable applicants will be invited to interview and asked to submit a written assignment prior to being interviewed.
Careers or Further Progression Progression / Employment
Students who successfully pass the two DCU modules and achieve the full award Education and Training 5M3635 with 3 Distinctions and 3 Merits will have the opportunity to progress to year 1 of the full-time BSc in Education & Training in DCU. In addition students may be eligible to apply to other Third Level Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme. The course also prepares students for entry to employment in a range of settings.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office,
Whitehall College of Further Education,
Phone: 01 837 6011 or 01 837 6012
Fax: 01 837 7717
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