Drogheda Institute of Further EducationAdvanced Health and Social Studies Level 6

Advanced Health and Social Studies Level 6

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 6 QQI

Course description

This level 6 course is enables learners to advance their qualification in the social and caring services sectors. The course will assist graduates to advance their skills base and deepen your understanding of mental health issues, disability, community development and health promotion.

This healthcare course will enhance both employment and further studies opportunities in a range of specialist degree courses.

Course Content

  • Disability Awareness
  • Community Development Practice
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Rehabilitation Practice
  • Team Leadership
  • Work Experience
  • Learning Difficulty Awareness
  • Health Promotion


QQI Level 6 Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration 6M2218.

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support, Nursing Studies, Applied Social Studies or other Level 5 Health Care related awards.

Progression Options

Graduates will have the competence and knowledge to work independently in social care and community settings. Graduates of this course are also eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of Higher Certificate and Degree courses at Institutes of Technology and Universities.

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