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Community & Social Care

This programme would benefit those interested in working in the Social Services field.  It will help students to develop personal qualities and gain the knowledge required for such a career, including family & community groups, respite care, residential units and care of the vulnerable.  This programme is also beneficial to those who wish to progress to further studies in Social Care or Social Work.

This is a 1 year full-time course leading to a QQI Level 5 award.

Course Content: 

  • Care, Provision & Practice
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Social Studies
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Creative Arts for Early Childhood
  • Nutrition

Additional Qualifications:

  • Patient & Manual Handling
  • Elder Abuse Awareness
  • PHECC/FAR

Certification:

Award: QQI level 5

Code: 5M2786 & 5M4468

Progression Opportunities:

BA in Health Promotion – WIT ( 2 reserved for CNN places)

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

Social Science – UCC (30 reserved QQI places)

QQI level 6 Advanced Social Care – Colaiste Chathail Naofa

Career Options:

  • Social Services
  • Respite care
  • Community Services
  • Residential units
  • Voluntary Services
  • Home Help
  • Care Assistants

Contact

Contact
  • Address Coláiste Chathail Naofa, Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
  • Phone 058 41184
  • Email ccn@wwetb.ie
  • Websitewww.ccndungarvan.com
  • Category Social Care, Soc. Science, Social,Childcare and Community
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Course Length 1 year
  • Start date September each year

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Community and Social Care
  • By J
  • Email: johnwynne@wwetb.ie

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