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This programme prepares & gives students the opportunity to attend numerous colleges to gain a qualification in Education and Training allowing students entry into courses such as Bachelor of
Social Science Degree (Maynooth) Community and Youth Work (Maynooth),Applied Social
Studies (AIT), Early Years Care and Education (AIT), Bachelor of
Science (Hons) Education & Training etc.
The full Education and Training QQI Level 5 award is a one year full time programme which gives young students the opportunity to get ready for college both academically and financially.
Students must complete a minimum of 8 modules to achieve 120 credits for a level 5 QQI major award.
*Subject to course numbers
This qualification will allow students either further their studies in the area of Education in the Further Education Sector, entry into Social Studies or employment within the role of Special Needs Assistant.
Before entry onto this course students will be given the opportunity to sit with the Career Guidance Teacher during their induction process to ensure the above subject areas meet the QQI requirements for entry into their chosen college/third level education.
To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have
been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.
Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to either employment or further study at 3rd level.
Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities.
Various assessment techniques will be used such as skills demonstrations, project work, collection of work and examinations.
The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the components:
This programme is focused on both academic and social development, while preparing students to progress to QQI level 4 or for employment.
This programme is focused on both academic and social development, while preparing students to progress to QQI level 5 or for employment.
This programme prepares students to progress within employment or continue within the educational system to third level or into an apprenticeship.