Provider: An Cosan
Address: Kiltalown Village Centre, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Contact: Eithne Dunne
Title: Education Co-ordinator
Telephone: 01 462 8488
This interdisciplinary 1 year blended online certificate programme aims to develop knowledge, skills and competencies in the theory and practice of applied addiction studies and community development. The purpose of the programme is to build the capacity of community drugs workers and those working and volunteering in the wider community within an addiction context.
Stage 1 / 60 ECTS
• Learning to learn at third level (QQI Level 6)
• Introduction to community development (QQI Level 6)
• The nature and context of addiction (QQI Level 6)
• Group work and facilitation skills (QQI Level 6)
• Social analysis (QQI Level 6)
• Drug prevention, education & awareness (QQI Level 6)
VCC is working in partnership with IT Carlow to develop a blended online Bachelor of Arts in Applied Addiction Studies and Community Development (QQI Level 7). Learners who complete Stage 1 at Level 6 of the NFQ (60 credits) are eligible to exit the programme with a “Certificate in Applied Addiction Studies and Community Development” (Minor Award Level 6) or to progress to Higher Certificate and BA awards.
Progression pathways are open to An Cosán VCC learners.
See course website for more details https://www.ancosan.ie/higher-education/#cert-addiction-studies-community
An Cosan also run a Certificate in Applied Addiction Studies & Community Development in Dublin.