Ex­cit­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties on of­fer at Kennedy Col­lege New Ross

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Solid Work/Job Place­ment Records Avail Of Uni­ver­sity And Third Level Col­lege Link Up

Spe­cial Pro­gres­sion Agr­re­ment For Stu­dents Wish­ing To Go To Water­ford In­sti­tute Of Tech­nol­ogy And Other In­sti­tutes Of Tech­nol­ogy Work Ex­pe­ri­ence As Part Of All Cour­ses Funded Eras­mus Op­por­tu­ni­ties To Work Abroad

Kennedy Col­lege of­fers the fol­low­ing range of Post Leav­ing Cer­tifi­cate Cour­ses

Of­fice Ad­min­is­tra­tion…Sec­re­tar­ial Course …QQI LEVEL 5

Early Child­hood Care and ed­u­ca­tion… QQI LEVEL 5

Com­mu­nity Care…in­clud­ing Care of the el­derly…QQI Level 5

Health Care Sup­port…In­clud­ing pal­lia­tive care

Hor­ti­cul­ture…QQI Level 5 In­for­ma­tion Pro­cess­ing …QQI LEVEL 5 Spe­cial needs as­sist­ing skills… QQI Level 6

Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion: Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Links Scheme

All the cour­ses out­lined above are cer­ti­fied by QQI - Qual­ity in Qual­i­fi­ca­tions Ire­land -at lev­el­s5and6.

Stu­dents take ex­am­i­na­tions on com­ple­tion of their cour­ses and may then avail of link ups to third level col­leges and/or univer­si­ties. Over 2000 places are re­served in third level col­leges for stu­dents with QQI qual­i­fi­ca­tions.

Re­cent grad­u­ates of our cour­ses have pro­gressed to fur­ther stud­ies in Water­ford In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy, Car­low In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy, St. Pa­trick’s Col­lege, Car­low etc.

Com­mu­nity Care presents great chal­lenges at present. Train­ing in good qual­ity Health Care sup­port is of­fered and all of our grad­u­ates have se­cured em­ploy­ment in lo­cal Nurs­ing and Care cen­tres. Pal­lia­tive care is avail­able as an op­tion to our learn­ers in or­der to en­hance their car­ing / sup­port skills. We of­fer a full range of mod­ules suit­able for a ca­reer in Com­mu­nity Care.

Grants:

Stu­dents are en­ti­tled to ap­ply for the Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Grants scheme.

Visit: www.susi.ie

Those el­i­gi­ble can also ap­ply for the Back to Ed­u­ca­tion Al­lowance. (Lo­cal So­cial Wel­fare Of­fice)

Job Place­ment: Work In Europe

There is an ex­cel­lent job place­ment record for grad­u­ates of our cour­ses.

Work ex­pe­ri­ence forms an in­te­gral part of our cour­ses and em­ploy­ment prospects of stu­dents are greatly en­hanced by par­tic­i­pat­ing in and com­plet­ing one of our Post Leav­ing Cer­tifi­cate cour­ses. Stu­dents may also avail of job place­ments abroad on Euro­pean funded work ex­change pro­grammes. We cur­rently host Span­ish stu­dents through our work place­ment mo­d­ule.

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