This 4-year course prepares students to work for a rewarding career in social care, a profession characterized by working in partnership with people who experience marginalization, disadvantage, or who have special needs. Students will explore and analyze the development of current and future trends in social care in Ireland and how legislation in this area is drafted and regulated. As well as learning about different models of social care and their appropriateness for different situations, you will also learn how to deliver a social care service, both alone and as part of a team, to people in community, day-care and residential settings.
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- Full Time
High School Diploma or equivalent and basic maths entry requirement. Students are subject to fitness to practise regulations and will be asked to participate in role-play activities. In order to attend work placements, students must meet Garda Vetting, vaccination, manual handling, and first aid training requirements.
"Ireland bases its tuition rates on residence (3 of the last 5 years living in the EU) despite whether you're an EU citizen or not. In other words, only those who have resided in an EU country 3 of the last 5 years are eligible for the discounted rates."
Students should apply through the CAO system. Normal closing date is 01 February. Late Applications are those which are received in the CAO after 1st February. The latest date for receipt in the CAO of such application forms is 1st May. The CAO system allows changes to be made to applications up to 5.15 pm 1st July.
- 4 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning