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Course Code(s):  6M2218
QQI Award Code:  6M2218 Social and Vocational Integration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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North Kerry College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2218
QQI Award Code 6M2218 Social and Vocational Integration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The Level 6 certificate in Social, Health and Community Studies is designed to provide an understanding of the many roles of a Social Care Worker. The main objective of the course is to develop the learners knowledge and skills in the area of Health and Social Care.

What will you Study?

Disability Awareness
Rehabilitation Practice
Person centred Planning
Work Experience
Communications
Mental Health Awareness
Health Promotion
Learning Difficulties Awareness
Work Experience
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