Course Description

Certificate in the Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)

This 14-week specialist course is the first of its kind to be offered in Ireland and aims to support learners in the development of an appropriate level of knowledge, skill and understanding to enable them to appropriately recognise and respond to domestic abuse.

Course Code DK_NDOMA_8
College Name Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Course Category Humanities & Social Sciences, Social Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Higher Diploma
Course Location Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Course Fee €700
Course Duration 1 semester
Course Times The course takes place over one semester (14 weeks) with a combination of in-class and online delivery. This programme is delivered on Fridays, over one semester. Typically students attend college for 9 Fridays, the remainder of the programme is delivered online.
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology - Awarding Body
Title of Awarding Certificate in the Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse
Entry Requirements Applicants should have a Level 7 major award qualification in a relevant discipline. Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not yet achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience. Candidates may be interviewed. DkIT requires that current service users of Domestic Abuse support services do not undertake this course. You should delay your application until such time as you are no longer a service user. This will avoid potential professional conflict of interest between current service users and other course participants.
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