FAQ – Youth Work

What 3rd Level courses are linked to Youth Work?2022-12-09T11:54:38+00:00

For the full list please see https://morrisonsislandcampus.ie/progressions/.

Will I need to do work experience as part of the course, and will the college find me a placement?2022-04-11T13:59:51+01:00

Yes, there is a mandatory work experience one day a week. Students source their own placement with the support of the work experience administrators.

What hours are involved?2022-04-11T13:57:16+01:00

The course is full time and runs Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday potentially from 9-5pm and on Fridays from 9-2pm. There are 20 hours of classes, so you may have a late morning or an early evening in the week and time off during the day for study/working on assignments. Wednesdays are work experience days.

Can this course be completed online?2022-05-01T14:55:05+01:00

We do not offer the Youth Work course online.

I have been Garda vetted already. Do I need to have this done again?2022-04-11T14:00:23+01:00

Garda vetting is required for work experience, and you will make an application in September before the course starts. Garda vetting is for the organisation so unless you have already been Garda Vetted for the Cork ETB (Education and Training Board), you will need to make another application in Sept with the guidance of our Garda vetting team.

How is the course assessed?2022-04-11T13:58:38+01:00

The course is assessed through a combination of coursework (projects, assignments, learner records and portfolios) which is done throughout the year and one written exam (Criminology only) held at the end April/start May.

Is this course offered at night?2022-04-28T14:00:17+01:00

No, the Youth Work is not offered at night however some of the individual modules on the course are available at night. Please see the following link for further details: https://ccocnightcollege.ie/.

Will I get a place in a 3rd level course if I do this course?2022-04-11T14:00:53+01:00

There are excellent links from the course into 3rd level courses. However, there is no guarantee of a place. Students apply through the CAO using their QQI level 5 results, so students need to work hard in order to achieve the best possible results.

How much does the course cost?2022-04-11T13:59:17+01:00

The course fees are €300 (€250 if you have a medical card).

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