Course Description

Community Care (QQI Level 5)

Community Care (QQI Level 5) is a course run by An Cosán, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 1 + year. Community Care (QQI Level 5) gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Community Care (QQI Level 5) at An Cosán, please review the details below.

The overall aim of this programme is to equip the learner with the skills set to begin or develop a career in Community care.  The focus of the compulsory programmes is on knowledge of human health and development, care provision and practice and on health and safety at work. 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, childcare, community support and community development.

There are 11 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.


Modules that will be covered
  • Care Provision & Practice
  • Safety, Health at Work
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Work Experience 
  • Care Support
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Child Development
  • Social Studies
  • Special Needs Assisting

Find out more:

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    To access more information on all An Cosán Programmes and to find out about the application process for the Academic Calendar 2021/2022, visit our website:
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    If you are considering going back to education this year we invite you to join one of An Cosán’s weekly online Open Day / Information Sessions every Friday at 11am.
    Register to attend on this link: 
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  • Contact a member of our team:
    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 

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Training ProviderAn Cosán
Course LocationTallaght, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 24
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsMajor Award
Course Start Date13th September 2021
Course Duration1 + year
Course TimeContact the office for more detailed information.
Course Fee€250 per module
Entry RequirementsApplicants 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.
Phone(01) 462 8488
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Kiltalown Village Centre, , Jobstown, Tallaght,, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D24 R3PN

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