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Community & Social Care

Course Code(s):  5M4468 CS03
QQI Award Code:  5M4468 Community Health Services
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M4468 CS03
QQI Award Code 5M4468 Community Health Services
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course focuses on the delivery of knowledge and foundation skills necessary to work in the field of social care. To enhance the learners experience and open up the prospect of employment or further study, a module that relates specifically to working with young people has been included as an option.

The course aims to enable learners to understand the areas of responsibility and accountability in the field of social care. Furthermore the interpersonal skills required to work in this area and as a member of a multidisciplinary team are also addressed.

What will you Study?

Care Provision and Practice 5N2705
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Social Studies 5N1370
Human Growth and Development 5N1297
Nutrition 5N2006
Customer Service 5N0972
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356

Options:
Young People and Society 5N2002
Equality and Disability 5N1273
Adapted Physical Activity 5N4352
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.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSX 5M4468

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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.
Social & Caring
Community & Voluntary
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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