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AL860
Social Care Practice

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4 Years
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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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Number of Reserved Places:  10 places

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

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Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
DCHSC 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
DCHSN 5M4349 Nursing Studies
DCHCC 5M2786 Community Care
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services
EASSX 5M2181 Applied Social Studies



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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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