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Psychosocial Awareness & Training

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Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2263
QQI Award Code 6M2263 Inclusive Education and Training
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The QQI Level 6 course aims to create an understanding of inclusive education, mental health and disability awareness. The content enhances previous knowledge acquired in the areas of Psychology and Social Studies, Early Years Education, Healthcare Assistant, Nursing Studies and other Health related areas. Successful completion of the course provides learners with opportunities for academic progression or employment within healthcare/education settings.

What will you Study?

Disability Awareness 6N1975
Differentiated Learning and Instruction 6N2225
Health Promotion 6N2214
Mental Health Awareness 6N2209
Inclusive Education Practice 6N2226
Personal and Professional Development 6N1949
Communications 6N1950
Group Work Theory and Practice 6N3669
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
6M2263

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

Further Research

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Medical Secretary   Hair & Scalp Specialist  
Psychiatrist   Orthoptist  
Ophthalmologist   Optometrist  
Obstetrician / Gynaecologist   Doctor / GP  
Herbalist   Neurologist  
Naturopath   Audiologist  
Immunologist   Podiatrist / Chiropodist  
Radiographer - Diagnostic   Acupuncturist  
Health Educator / Promotion Officer   Prosthetist / Orthotist  
Spinologist   Nurses Aid / Healthcare Assistant  
Lactation Consultant   Physical Therapist  
Nurse Tutor   Respiratory Technician  
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist   Children's Nurse   
Nurse Practitioner - Advanced   Nurse Prescriber  
Public Health Nurse   Aromatherapist  
Dental Hygienist   Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician  
Psychiatric / Mental Health Care Nurse   Dental Nurse / Surgery Assistant  
Speech & Language Therapist   Theatre / Perioperative Nurse  
Intellectual Disability Nurse    Chiropractor  
General Nurse (RGN)   Nurse Midwife  
Physiotherapist   Sports Scientist   
Physiotherapist - Sports    Medical Sales Representative   
Firefighter   Clinical Psychologist  
Ambulance Assistant / Intermediate Care Operative   Constituency Worker  
Music Therapist   Care Worker  
Counsellor   Home Help Assistant  
Nursery Nurse   Home Help Organiser  
Community Resource Worker - Visual Impairment   Careers Adviser  
Community Development Worker / Officer   Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education  
Social Worker   Clergy / Religious Ministers  
Psychotherapist   Community Education Officer  
Aid Worker - Humanitarian   Occupational Therapist  
Care Assistant - Children   Social Care Worker / Practitioner  

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.
Medical & Healthcare
Social & Caring
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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