Youth and Community Work

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 Award in Youth Work

(5M4732)

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the Youth and Community QQI Award can progress to many degree courses including Community and Youth Work, Applied Social Studies and Applied Social Care at Universities and IT Colleges including Maynooth, DIT, Blanchardstown and Tallaght IT.

Students can progress onto the level 8

QQI award in Planning & Environment at DIT and Sustainable Energy at Tallaght IT.

Future areas of employment can include:

Advice worker, Community development worker, Community education officer, Family support worker, Social worker, Youth worker.

Many graduates seek direct employment within the sector.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

NUIM: MH116 Community & Youth Work

(Level 8, 4 Years)

TUD: BN107 / TU991 Applied Social

Studies (Level 8, 4 Years)

ITB: BN115 / TU992 Community & Youth

Development (Level 8, 4 Years)

Tallaght IT: TA025 / TU997 Applied Social

Care (Level 8, 4 Years)

YOUTH

AND COMMUNITY WORK

YOUTH WORK 5M4732

 

WHAT IS YOUTH AND COMMUNITY WORK?

This one-year course is designed for those who would like to pursue a career in the youth and community sector. It is ideal for anyone who would enjoy working with young people in a range of community-based settings. The course content will focus on current challenges faced by young people, in particular, around sensitive issues such as, substance misuse, youth unemployment, homelessness and the impact of social media on the young people of today’s society.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Understanding Youthwork

• Working with young people

• Young people and society

• Human growth and development

• Community Addiction Studies

• Social studies

• Word Processing

• Communications

• Work Experience

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie 

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