O Fiaich Institute of FETApplied Psychology and Social Studies

Applied Psychology and Social Studies

€ 200.00
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This level 5 applied psychology course gives students an insight into the areas of Psychology & Social Studies.  It provides a combination of theoretical and practical training in the sectors of childhood, adolescence, disabilities, and older people.  Students will learn about the roles and responsibilities of working in a caring environment and will have the opportunity to enhance their communication, computer and first aid skills throughout the course.
Course Content

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Psychology
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Care Provision and Practice
  • Social Studies
  • Intellectual Disability Studies
  • Care of the Older Person
  • First Aid
  • Safety and Health at Work

5M2786 – QQI Level 5 Community Care


Employment opportunities open to graduates include:

Nursing Home Support Assistant| Apply for entry to An Garda Siochána & Defence Forces | ID Caring Services | Youth, Family and Community Work | Simon Community | Women’s Aid.


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