The Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work Course 2018/19


Students who complete The Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work Course 2018/19 will receive a QQI Level 5 Component Certificate (In association with the Cork College of Commerce)

About the Course

The Substance Use Issues in Youth & Community Work Course 2018/19 is designed to promote good practice among those who work (in a paid or voluntary capacity) with young people and communities who are affected by various issues.

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide a critical perspective on some of the issues that affect young people and their communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level.

The components (Understanding Community Development and Substance Use Issues) should support the ability of learners to work safely and effectively in youth and / or community work settings. The programme also aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge regarding applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities.

Duration & Venue -The course will be run over a one year academic period on a Tuesday evening from October to May (20 weeks) in the Cork College of Commerce Campus, Cork City.

Cost – €125 for each successful applicant, for further information on course tuition fees contact: Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership.

Entry Requirements-

Applicants must send the relevant application form to Cork City Partnership by Friday 24th August 2018. Be 21 or over (Jan 2018). Attend a pre-entry information session 11th September 2018 (evening). Attend a pre- arranged interview 18th September 2018 (day) in Cork City Partnership.
Have Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. Applicants are also expected to be active participants in the community in either a voluntary or work capacity.

For further information on any of the above and / or application forms please contact: Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership on (021) 430 2310 / 087 1962030 or email: Alternatively to view and / or download an application form and course brochure, please to go:


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