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Crumlin College of Further Education

Crumlin College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2110
QQI Award Code 5M2110 Security Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one year course aims to provide a qualification for students interested in working in the expanding Security Industry. It combines the business & practical skills required to have a successful career in this area. This course would appeal to students considering a career in the Garda Siochana, Harbour Police, Prison Service or Airport Police. Students will supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

What will you Study?

This one year course aims to provide a qualification for students interested in working in the expanding Security Industry. It combines the business & practical skills required to have a successful career in this area. This course would appeal to students considering a career in the Garda Siochana, Harbour Police, Prison Service or Airport Police. Students will supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.

Security Industry Procedures 5N1785
Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Information and Communication Systems 5N1952
Retail Security 5N1777
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Communication
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
CSSXX 5M2110

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Security, Defence & Law Enforcement
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