Level 5 Certificate in Social Studies(5M2181)


    This is a one year QQI Level 5 Course. Successful students may progress onto FETAC Level 6 in year 2 or alternatively students may seek employment in the field of Health and Social Care, e.g. care assistance, family support worker, classroom assistant. Social Studies programmes are delivered by a team of tutors who have suitable academic qualifications plus experience in the field of Health and Social Care


  • Further Educational Prospects

    FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Community Development at Moate Business College

  • Students who achieve the relevant Level 5 modules in year 1 may return to continue their studies in the Level 6 course.

    Career Prospects

    On successful completion of the Level 5 Community Health Services Programme, students may seek employment in the Field of Community Development Sector or Health and Social Care Arena. They can also apply through the CAO and UCAS for a wide range of degree courses.

    Entry Requirements

    Candidates most likely to benefit from the course will have a keen interest in Social Care. Selection is on the basis of an interview to determine the individual's suitability for the course. Open to mature students


Course content

  1. Intercultural studies 5N0765
  2. Young people and Society 5N002
  3. Psychology 5N0754
  4. Communications 5N0690
  5. Work Experience 5N1356
  6. Human Growth and Development 5N1297
  7. Social Studies 5N1370
  8. Care Support 5N0758

FETAC Certification

Social Studies Level 5 (5M2181)


Course Leaflet

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