Course Description

Community Care QQI Level 5 (Year 2)

Marino College



This course is designed for learners who have already completed year 1 of our Special Needs Assisting QQI component award course and now wish to get a Major QQI Level 5 award in Community Care.

  • Communication (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Care Pr
  • Care Provision and Practice
  • Special Needs Assisting Level 6  (QQI Component Award)

Participant Criteria:

Students must already have completed Year 1 (4 Modules)  or equivalent.

  •  Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent. However, applications will also be considered from people without these qualifications.
  • Students are required to complete 50 hours of Work Experience PER TERM, which they must arrange themselves. Ideally, Work Experience should be done one day per week and must run for the full duration of the course (October / April).
  •  NEW PARTICIPANTS ONLY will be invited to attend an Induction Meeting with the course tutor prior to enrolment. This meeting will take place on either Monday 7th or Tuesday 8th September, 2020 between 6.00p.m. and 8.00p.m. and will be confirmed in June 2020.

Marino College Night School is closed at present due to Covid-19 restrictions.  We hope to open again in September, but will have to wait for further advice from the Department of Health / Education.  Please visit our website at http://www.marinocollege.ie/second-level/evening-courses for updates about courses and Enrolment week.


Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 03
College Name Marino College
Course Category Humanities & Social Sciences, Social Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 14th September 2020
Course End Date 27th April 2021
Course Fee €595 per year.
Course Duration 23 weeks - 2 terms
Course Times Monday: 6.30pm-9.30pm - subject to change - evening of course will be confirmed in September 2020. Evening of course in Term 2 ( Jan/ April 2021) is also subject to change and will be confirmed with participants in November 2020.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Community Care QQI Level 5
Entry Requirements Students must already have completed Year 1 (4 Modules) or equivalent. Participant Criteria: Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent. However, applications will also be considered from people without these qualifications. Students are required to complete 50 hours of Work Experience PER TERM, which they must arrange themselves. Ideally, Work Experience should be done one day per week and must run for the full duration of the course (October / April).
Career Path Work in Community Care settings including SNA in schools.
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Course Provider

Marino College



01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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