Dublinia Cultural and Heritage Studies QQI 5

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The Dublinia Cultural and Heritage Studies programme, delivered in collaboration with the City of Dublin Education Training Board (CDETB,) is a QQI Level 5 Major award.

The programme combines training and work experience which takes place in the lovely surrounds of Dublinia in their specially designed classrooms.

Dublinia cover subjects like Local History, Heritage, Folklore and Ethnology, Archaeology, and more. But it’s not all in the classroom, to compliment this you will get to go on lots familiarisation trips to other heritage sites around Ireland, places you may never of heard of before, well off the beaten track!

Work experience takes place in Dublinia, one of the busiest and most exciting attractions in Dublin and you will also get to choose a heritage site or attraction to complete your work experience module to make sure you get what you want out of it.

This course will be delivered both online and in Dublinia.

The course starts on November 2nd and you can apply here!

Dublinia Cultural and Heritage Studies QQI 5

Course Aims & Content

• To enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence in a range of core disciplines in Irish culture and heritage studies.
• To work independently under supervision in a range of cultural and heritage contexts and to progress to further or higher education and training.
• To demonstrate a broad range of knowledge in the disciplines of Archaeology, Folklore and Ethnology, History, the arts and other areas of study relevant to Irish Culture and Heritage.
• To apply the skills and tools of research, interpretation and presentation implicit in the study of Irish culture and heritage.
• To demonstrate personal appreciation and critical awareness of new learning in the areas of cultural and heritage studies.
• To engage positively with others, apply a broad range of verbal and non-verbal communication skill in the managed learning environment and/or the learner’s individual work experience situation.
• Certified Modules: Local History, Heritage, Folklore and Ethnology, Appreciation of Irish Culture, Work Experience, Archaeology, Communications, Customer Service, First Aid and Manual Handling.



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