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BA (Honours) in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 240 | Duration: 1 Year BA (Honours) in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 8

Next commencement: Autumn 2020 The Honours BA in Contemporary Disability Studies provides qualified Social Care Workers and other professionals with the knowledge and skills to make substantive, positive changes to organisations in the contemporary disability sector. The one year, part…

BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 7

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 180 | Duration: 3 Years BA in Contemporary Disability Studies – Level 7

Note: Next intake will be in April 2020. Contact the College for details. This course is designed for people who work in disability services and want to enhance the supports they provide. The degree was created by people with extensive…

Certificate in Applied Management (Human Services) – Level 6

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 60 | Duration: 1 Year Certificate in Applied Management (Human Services) – Level 6

Next Commencement: January 2020 (This course commences with the 2nd module and ends with the 1st module in August 2020). The Certificate in Applied Management (Human Services) is a one-year professional development programme created for people working in the human…

Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports

The Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports is an accredited programme that focuses on how to effectively support staff who work with individuals on the autistic spectrum to: Lead the life they want to live, Support and reaffirm…

Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy

This accredited Level 6 course, Certificate in Empowerment and Advocacy, equips the student with the knowledge, skills and competencies to support people with disabilities in empowering themselves on a day-to-day basis, thus facilitating self-defined visions of a desirable future. This…

Certificate in Essential Employment Law

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 10 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Essential Employment Law

Understanding employment law is an absolute necessity for first line managers because they are becoming increasingly involved in employment contracts and disciplinary/grievance procedures. This accredited, six-week course examines employment law as a management issue for the human services and non-profit…

Certificate in Facilitated Learning (Systematic Instruction)

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Facilitated Learning (Systematic Instruction)

This accredited Level 6 course will help you develop and implement an individual training plan for a person with disability using the Systematic Instruction teaching strategy. During the 10-week course you will work in partnership with a service user to…

Certificate in Focus on the Individual

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 15 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Focus on the Individual

This accredited Level 6 course examines how a person centred plan is implemented, facilitated and evaluated. It explores the organisational structures and changes required to support a person centred service that is focused on individualised supports and care. The eight-week…

Certificate in Human Resource Management and Supervision

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 20 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Human Resource Management and Supervision

This six-week course is designed to provide you with a working knowledge of the importance, role and function of Human Resource Management, particularly in relation to the not-for-profit and human services sector. While completing this course of study you will…

Certificate in Key Management Skills

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 10 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Key Management Skills

The six-week course takes contemporary key management skills in human service management and analyses them in terms of their practical usefulness to managing in the human services and non-profit sector. The certificate will increase your ability to lead, motivate and…

Certificate in Management of a Positive Behavioural Culture

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Management of a Positive Behavioural Culture

The Certificate in Management of a Positive Behaviour Culture is an accredited programme that focuses on how to utilise and effectively manage Positive Behaviour Support in a way that will allow your team to: Manage behaviours that challenge that may limit…

Certificate in Managing for Regulation and Inspection

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 10 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Managing for Regulation and Inspection

This 6-week course encourages the student to reflect on the importance of getting regulation and inspection right within their role and the impact both have on the organisation, staff and service users. Who Is This Regulation and Inspection Course For?…

Certificate in Managing Service Quality and Safeguarding

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 10 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in Managing Service Quality and Safeguarding

The six-week course takes contemporary best practices in service quality and safeguarding and supports you to manage these areas in the human services and non-profit sector. This accredited, professional course is also the second module of our 2-module Fast Track Management…

Certificate in Patient Safety Complaints Advocacy

School: Continuing Professional Development | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Patient Safety Complaints Advocacy

This course is intended for people who will be working as advocates for patients wishing to make complaints about the service they or a family member has received from state-funded health or social services. Those participating in the course may…

Certificate in Quality and Risk in Service Delivery

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Quality and Risk in Service Delivery

This course provides learners with the opportunity to explore the critical topic of quality and risk within services for people with disabilities. The course explores an externally imposed quality system in the form of Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).…

Certificate in Supported Employment

School: Continuing Professional Development | Credits: 20 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Supported Employment

This Certificate in Supported Employment Level 7 course is a professional qualification targeted specifically at the needs of people working as job coaches and employment facilitators. It will provide: A detailed understanding of the social and legislative context in which…

Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 10 | Duration: 10 Weeks Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families

This accredited Special Purpose Level 7 course, Certificate in Supporting and Working with Families, equips the student a thorough understanding of family-centred ways of working so that the person being supported can achieve the universal good things of life. Families…

Certificate in the Manager as Coach and Mentor

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 10 | Duration: 6 Weeks Certificate in the Manager as Coach and Mentor

This programme of study on becoming a better coach and mentor has been developed for the experienced manager who currently holds a senior post within the organisation or aspires to hold such a post in the future. This manager is interested…

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Certificate in Training & Development

School: Continuing Professional Development & FET | Credits: 30 | Duration: 12 Weeks Certificate in Training & Development

The Certificate in Training and Development twelve week programme provides participants with the tools to identify training needs and design, plan, deliver and evaluate quality and engaging training. The course is aimed at qualified practitioners who wish to pursue a career…

Supervision for PICs

School: Continuing Professional Development & Management | Credits: 6 | Duration: 1 Day Supervision for PICs

Supervision for PICs aims to equip PIC’s with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies in order to provide effective supervision and support to frontline staff members working in residential units. The content is in accordance with the formal policy and…

Supporting Individualised Living and Alternative Services

School: Continuing Professional Development & Social Care | Credits: 6 | Duration: 1 Day Supporting Individualised Living and Alternative Services

Learn new approaches in relation to creating, designing and progressing individualised services in Ireland today. This course provides new material based on international best practice and quality which influence how services are delivered within the wider non-profit/human services setting. This…