Social Studies - Applied

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Social Studies - Applied
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M2218 CS04
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
First Aid Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and or take responsibility for the work of others in providing a range of services ...

FET Code 6M2218 - Social and Vocational Integration
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications
6M2218 QQI Level 6 Social and Vocational Integration
Patient Safer Moving and Handling
FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 (if required)
There may be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit or where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Rehabilitation Practice
Disability Awareness
Mental Health Awareness
Health Promotion
Person Centred Planning
Personal & Professional Development
Team Leadership
Work Experience
Social Studies

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Patient Safer Moving and Handling
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method How Will I Be Assessed?
You will be assessed on the basis of
• Assignment/Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examination
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Careers or Further Progression

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Advanced Applied Social Studies 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
Social Planning
Advice Work

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact the college office

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