Keyworker – Foundation Skills

5M2181 Applied Social Studies

KEYWORKER – FOUNDATION SKILLS is a one-year QQI L5 course for those seeking to develop a career path in the essential role of KEYWORKER. Key working is a core role in the provision of individualised care to service users empowering them to be the drivers of their care planning, thereby facilitating them to achieve their own goals and developmental milestones. Key working is used throughout the social care sector to motivate service users to identify positive goals and improve their quality of life.  This course will act as a foundational pathway to Higher Education to achieve a QQI Level 7/8 degree in a related area.

Principal Areas of Study

5N1370 Social Studies

5N0754 Psychology

5N0765 Intercultural Studies

5N0690 Communications

5N1356 Work Experience

5N1273 Equality and Disability

5N0758 Care Support

5N1834 Community Addiction Studies

5N1759 Empowering the Individual

(Modules offered may be subject)


Progression opportunities are available through the Higher Education Links Scheme.