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AL860
Social Care Practice

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When you study for the BA (Honours) in Social Care Practice, you receive the education and training to equip you to work as a practitioner with marginalised youth. You will learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills and proficiencies that are unique to the social care practitioner. You will also undertake detailed studies in the areas of therapy to facilitate the involvement of the care practitioner in the work environment.

 

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
DCHCC 5M2786 Community Care
DCHSN 5M4349 Nursing Studies
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies


Essential Module Requirements:
Pass in G20031 - Social Studies
or 5N1370 - Social Studies
Distinctions in three modules

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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When you graduate after four years you will have excellent employment prospects in the voluntary and statutory sectors (community care, residential care and project work).

 



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