Course Description

Person Centred Planning (QQI LEVEL 6)

Limerick College of Further Education

Participant Profile

This QQI LEVEL 6 programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of Person Centred Planning, to implement person centred planning approaches in a specific workplace context.


Programme Description                   


  • Explain the concept of person centred planning, to include origins, the key features, characteristics and benefits
  • Examine the effectiveness of a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to person centred planning
  • Analyse a range of theories of and approaches to person centred planning
  • Outline relevant Irish legislation in the field of disability and rehabilitation and its effect on the way the person centred planning process is conducted
  • Assess the challenges for an organisation in the person centred planning process
  • Examine the resources necessary to ensure that person centred planning will make a significant difference in an individual’s life
  • Outline the roles of individuals involved in the person centred planning process
  • Identify practical examples of good practice in person centred planning
  • Recognise the importance of communication in the person centred planning process and the barriers to effective communication
  • Explain the importance of managing the tensions between the interests of organisations and focus persons
  • Compare person centred planning approaches from an Irish and International context
  • Assess a specific organisations commitment to person centred planning
  • Examine the implementation and evaluation of person centred planning in a specific organisation
  • Analyse recent developments in Ireland in the area of person centred planning

Course Code CC044
College Name Limerick College of Further Education
Course Category Business, Personal Management
Course Location Limerick, Ireland
Course Fee €280
Course Duration 12 Weeks
Course Times Thurs 18.45-21.45
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Person Centred Planning 6N2206
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Limerick College of Further Education

(061) 414186
Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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