Advanced Social Care QQI Level 6

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Advanced Social Care

Professional Social Care Workers support some of society’s most vulnerable people from youth to the ageing population.  This one year professional qualification had been developed for people who wish to pursue a career in the caring services.  Upon completion, students may seek direct employment or progress to further college studies.

1 year full time QQI level 6

Programme Content:

  • Disability Awareness
  • Health Promotion
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Child Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Practice


Award: QQI level 6 6M2218

Career Opportunities:

On completion of this programme, you will have developed the skills, competencies and confidence to work with marginalised and vulnerable members of society.

Progression Route:

BSc in Social Science – UCC (30 reserved QQI places)

BSc in Health Promotion – WIT ( 2 reserved CNN places)

BA in Youth & Community Work – UCC (5 reserved QQI places)

BA in Applied Social Studies – WIT (5 reserved CNN places)


  • Address Dungarvan College, Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
  • Phone 058 45228
  • Category Social Care, Soc. Science
  • Location Co. Waterford


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