Course Description

Community Development (QQI Level 5)

An Cosán

The overall aim of this programme is to equip the learner with the skills to begin or develop a career in Community Development.  The focus of the compulsory programmes is on knowledge of Community Development and its Practices, and working in groups and the skills required. These and the elective subjects offered by An Cosán will offer the learner a skill set which is adaptable to a variety of work areas such as health care, Community Services,  Addiction Services and Community Development.

There are 8 programme modules in this programme.  Upon successful completion of a minimum of 8 programme modules (each with a 15-credit value) the learner may achieve the required 120 credits for a level 6 Major Award.

The Modules on offer are:

Modules that will be covered
  • Community Development Practice
  • Understanding Community Development
  • Working In Groups
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

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    To register and receive further information on any of our Programmes, please contact our team on:

    Tel: 01 – 462 8488 | | Visit our Address: Kiltalown Village Centre, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24 R3PN 

College Name An Cosán
Course Category Adult & Community Education, Education
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 24
Course Start Date 13th September 2021
Course Fee €250 per module
Course Duration 1 + year
Course Times Contact the office for more detailed information.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Major Award
Entry Requirements Applicants must be 18 years+. Entry to further education is subject to individuals experience and confidence. However, we do ask that prospective learners submit a short piece of writing along with the registration form.
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An Cosán

Kiltalown Village Centre, , Jobstown, Tallaght,, Dublin, Ireland

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Kiltalown Village Centre, 
Jobstown, Tallaght,, Dublin
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