Certificate in Youth Work (Including SNA)


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Care

Course Modules

  • Understanding Youth Work
  • Working with Young People
  • Young people and society
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Social Studies
  • Human growth & Development
  • Word processing
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Special Needs Assisting

Course Aim

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge skills and competence to work under supervision in a youth work context and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at students who have completed the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, Leaving Certificate Vocational and mature students.  

- Course Co-Ordinator


College registration Fees €200.00

Government Levy €200.00*

*Participants are exempt if they:

  • are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS allowance
  • Are eligible for a SUSI Grant
  • Have a full Medical Card

QQI level 5 exam fee €50**

QQI level 6 exam fee €80**

**Participants are exempt if they:

  • Are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS
  • Have a full medical card

Some Courses have additional Fees - these are outlined accordingly.