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|QQI Award Code||5M2181 Applied Social Studies|
The overall aim of the course is to introduce the learner to the area of sociology and social studies. This programme will provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their understanding, awareness, knowledge, research and study skills and competence in the area of Applied Social Studies so that they may proceed to work in the social care sector or progress to further or higher study.
COMMUNITY CARE (5M2786) / HEALTHCARE SUPPORT (5M4339)
Candidates most likely to benefit from the course will have a keen interest in Social Care. Selection is on the basis of an interview to determine the individual's suitability for the course.
Safety an Health at Work, Human Growth and Development, WOrk Experience, Care Skills, Social Studies, Care Support, Care of the Older Person, Communications and Care Provision and Practice
Team Building and Leadership Manual Handling Drug and Alcohol Addiction Family Resource Centre Suicide Awareness Mental Health Community Police The Travelling Community
POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE
Moate Business College 6M4978 Advanced Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management Skills(Level 6)
Athlone Institute of Technology AL664 Higher Certificate in Arts in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (Level 6) AL680 BA Honours in Social Care Practice(Level 8)
Waterford Institute of Technology WD124 Health Promotion (Level 8) WD192 Social Care Practice (Level 8)
Tralee Institute of Technology TL782 BA Youth and Community Work Practice (Level 7) Institute of Technology Sligo SG243 Social Care Practice (Level 8) SG435 Health Science and Physiology (Level 7)
GMIT GA879 Applied Social Studies (Castlebar) (Level 7)
Carlow Institute of Technology CW758 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (Level 8) CW768 Social and Community Studies (Level 8) CW788 Youth and Community Work (Level 8)
*Qualified applicants can apply for direct entry to year 2 of related courses
On successful completion of the Level 5 Community Care or Healthcare Support Course, students may seek employment in the field of community work. The course is also aimed at learner’s who wish to pursue further studies in this area. They can also apply through the CAO and UCAS
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive either of the following awards: • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Care - 5M2786 • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Healthcare Support – 5M4339
Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.
Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie
Intercultural Studies 5N0765
Young People and Society 5N2002
Work Experience 5N1356
Human Growth and Development 5N1297
Social Studies 5N1370
Care Support 5N0758
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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