Collinstown Park Community College

Social and Community Care

SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY CARE QQI LEVEL 5 (5M2786)


Course Aim
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work under supervision in a variety of community care settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.


Employability Statement
On completion of this programme, learners may pursue roles within the healthcare sector across the lifespan. This includes roles as Health, Family & Social Care Sector. This may include working as Healthcare support worker, Youth worker & Special Needs assistant or in a broad range of roles in the Social & Community Care sector.

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WHY DO THIS COURSE IN CPCC?
• Family friendly timetable.
• Highly qualified and experienced teachers with expertise in the different relevant subject areas combined with strong community links ensure that learners are introduced to the broad range of services related to this sector.
• Graduates from this course have secured full-time and part-time employment in the Social Care sector.
• Learners may use this award to gain entry to Third Level courses eg BA in Applied Social Studies in ITB, BA in Social Care Practice IT Tallaght or Social Science at NUI Maynooth.


Course Content
Mandatory Components
Care Provision and Practice (5N2705)
Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Human Growth and Development (5N1279)
Communications (5N0690)
Work Experience (5N1356)


Elective Components
Two components from the following list will be selected by the college subject to availability:
Social Studies (5N1370)
Community Addiction Studies (5N1834)
Special Needs Assisting (5N1786)
Word Processing (N1358)
Young People and Society (5N2002)
Environmental Sustainability Awareness (4S21809)

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Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4. Mature students with relevant life or work experience. All candidates will be interviewed individually.


Work Experience
Work Experience is a compulsory part of the course. Garda vetting is essential and will be organised through the college.


Certification
QQI Level 5 Major Award in Community Care.

May 31
2024
Final Day of Academic Year
Jun 05
2024
State Examinations
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Rowlagh, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, D22X458
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