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Community Development Level 6

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Moate Business College
Fee: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Time: One Academic Year
Course Locations: Westmeath
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (6M3674)

This course will equip learners (who already hold a QQI level 5 related award or equivalent) with a range of skills and knowledge to implement and deliver community development programmes in a structure and co-ordinated.  It also provides a gateway to further study at Level 7 or Level 8. 

COURSE CONTENT

Conflict Management, Team Leadership, Community Development Theory, Community Development Practice, Group Work Theory and Practice, Community Organisation Management, Supervisory Skills and Work Experience.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Those who achieve this award will have a wide range of career opportunities working with:
• Community Development Groups
• Family Resource Centres
• Health Care Voluntary Organisations
• Disability Services
 

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL664: Applied Social Studies (Level 6)
AL860: Social Care Practice (Level 8) – Direct entry to year 2

Waterford Institute of Technology
WD124 Health Promotion (Level 8)
WD192 Social Care Practice (Level 8)

Sligo Institute of Technology
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
CW068 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (Level 8) - Direct entry to year 2
CW768 Social and Community Studies (Level 8)
CW788 Youth and Community Work (Level 8)

NUI Maynooth
MH116 Community and Youth Work (Level 8)

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:
QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Community Development (6M3674)
 

Applications are especially welcome from mature students

GRANTS

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

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