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Certificate Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice

Certificate Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice is a course run by Maynooth University, Kildare. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of Part-time over the academic year.. Certificate Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice gives a Course Qualification of Higher Diploma, awarded by National University of Ireland. For more information about Certificate Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice at Maynooth University, please review the details below.

The course had been developed by the Department of Adult and Community Education, Maynooth University in collaboration with stakeholders in the field of Adult Guidance. The course will begin to address the needs of those working in a guidance capacity with adult learners, unemployed and disadvantaged adults and those exploring career options. It will introduce people to models of labour market educational guidance and will begin to explore the theoretical principles which underpin good guidance.

The course will begin to:

  • Familiarise participants with theories and approaches to adult guidance and counselling;
  • Provide an opportunity for participants to develop increased self awareness;
  • Develop participants’ applied skills in adult guidance;
  • Provide a forum for practitioners to explore models of good practice;
  • Explore the relationship between unemployment, poverty and social exclusion.

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Training ProviderMaynooth University
Course LocationMaynooth, Kildare
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationHigher Diploma
Awarding BodyNational University of Ireland
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Adult Guidance, Theory and Practice.
Course Start Date11th October 2018
Course End Date26th April 2019
Course DurationPart-time over the academic year.
Course TimeThursdays and Fridays 9.30-5.00 once per month for 7 months
Course Fee€2,500
Entry RequirementsCall Carmen Ruiz at 01 708 3752
Carear PathThis is a foundation level course for access to the Diploma/Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Adult Guidance and Counseling) For further information call Carmen Ruiz 01 708 3752
Phone(01) 708 3752
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Maynooth University

1 Floor School of Education, North Campus Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Maynooth, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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