The Dublin North East Drugs and Alcohol Task Force: Higher Certificate in Addiction Studies (Level 7)


NUI Maynooth Higher Certificate in Addiction Studies (Level 7)

2020 / 2021

The Dublin North East Drugs and Alcohol Task Force are pleased to confirm we will run the Level 7 Addiction Studies in October 2020 in conjunction with Maynooth University. This is a University Level 7 course leading to a Level 8 Diploma in Addiction Studies. Subjects covered will include;

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Addiction
  • Drug and Alcohol Misuse in Contemporary Ireland
  • Approaches to Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Group Work & Reflective Learning

The venue for the 2020/2021 course will be Le Chéile, Donnycarney Community Centre

Le Chéile, Donnycarney are fully adhering to the public safety guidelines and a 2 metre distance will be kept between participants.  

The course will comprise of 2 hours classroom time and 1 hour on-line per week over the academic year from October to May. The course is 100 hours in total.

Course dates: Start October 19th, 2020. 10am - 12noon (classroom time), On-line TBA.

Application process: Applicants must complete a 300-word submission on;

  1. Why you wish to complete the course
  2. What you will get out of it
  3. How you will use it.

Any relevant experience should be noted. This MUST be submitted via email only. Please email  with the subject line 'Addiction Studies Level 7'.

Criteria: Applicants MUST be living or working in the Dublin North East Task Force catchment area.

The cost per student is €300.00. This course is heavily subsidised by the Dublin North East Drugs & Alcohol Task Force.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 30th September 2020. No late applications will be accepted.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
9th Sep, 2020
Donnycarney, Co. Dublin
Expiry Date
30th Sep, 2020