Dungarvan Adult Education Centre

Co-ordinator  Aileen O’Connor 
address Wolfe Tone Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 DX49
phone 058 45757 
fax 058 45758 
email aileenoconnor@wwetb.ie 

The Dungarvan Adult Education Centre at Wolfe Tone Road, Dungarvan, offers full and part time courses as well as being home to our Community Education department and one of our Adult Literacy Centres.

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VTOS Courses (download VTOS application form here: VTOS Application form with photo)

Business Studies (QQI Level 5)

computer class

First Year

Second Year

 Mathematics (Level 4) In second year the student can progress onto a choice of the following programmes at QQI Level 5
 Communications (Level 4)
 Teamworking (Level 4 & 5)  Retail Practice 5M2105
 Computer Applications (Level 4)  Business Administration 5M2468
 Information Technology Skills (Level 4)  eBusiness 5M0828
 Bookkeeping (Level 5)  Tourism with Business 5M5011
 Text Production (Level 5)  Office Administration 5M1997
 Customer Service (Level 5)
 Work Experience (Level 4 & 5)
 Tourism (Level 5)
Business Calculations (Level 4)
Business English (Level 4)
Information and Administration (Level 5)

 

Art (5M1985) QQI Level 5

The Art course is a 2 year course that covers all the essential areas within Art practice. Many subjects in year 1 start at level4, progressing to level 5 in the second year.

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Duration: 2 years full-time

First Year

Second Year

Drawing (level 4) Drawing (level 5)
Painting (level 4) Combined Materials (level5)
Woven Textiles Sculpture (level 5)
Batik Woven Textiles (level 5)
Sculpture Batik (level 5)
Information Technology Skills (level 4) Painting (level 5)
Computer Applications (level 4) ECDL
Functional Mathematics (level 4) Work Experience (level 5)
Communications (level 4 & 5) Teamworking (level 5)
Teamworking/Work Experience (level 4)

The student may also add on other qualifications such as ECDL, ECDL Advanced Database, Spreadsheet, Word or Powerpoint, ECDL Webstarter, ECDL Image-maker


 


BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) Programme:

Skills and Education Refresher Programme 
QQI Level 3 Basic Computers (Word Processing, Internet and email
QQI Level 4 Career Planning – take the time to assess where you are currently and decide the next step
Writing Skills for further education programmes to ensure you are comfortable and confident in taking that next step

Information and Communication Technology Skills (4M0855) QQI Level 4

(The overall aim of the programme is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence in a broad range of information and communication technology  – which promote employability – under direct supervision in a variety of communications and technology sectors and/or to progress to further education and training).

Duration: 1 Year Part-time

Compulsory Components  Optional Components 
Communications    credit value 15 Information Technology Skills    credit value 10
Mathematics          credit value 10 Computer Applications              credit value 10
Work Experience    credit value 15 Desktop Publishing                   credit value 10

(The remaining credit value of 10 can be obtained by using relevant component(s) from level 4. A maximum of 10 credits may be used from either level 3 or level 5; important: subjects offered will depend on demand – 90 credits required for the full award).

Retail Skills (4M1998) QQI Level 4

(The aim of this programme is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and competency to enable them to work efficiently and effectively in the retail sector).

Compulsory Components Optional Components
Communications    credit value 15 IT Skills    credit value 10
Customer Services    credit value 10 Computer Applications   credit value 10
Retail Sales Technique    credit value 10
Work Experience    credit value 15
Personal Effectiveness    credit value 10

(The remaining credit value of 10 can be obtained by using relevant components from level 4. A maximum of 10 credits may be used from either level 3 or level 5; important: subjects offered will depend on demand – 90 credits required for the full award).

Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009) QQI Level 5

(The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Early Childhood Care and Education [ECCE] settings and/or to progress to higher education and training).

Duration : 2 Years, part-time

Compulsory Components Optional Components
Child Development   credit value 15  Special Needs Assisting   credit value 10
Early Care & Education practice   credit value 15  Occupational First Aid   credit value 10
Early Childhood Education & Play  credit value 15 
Child Health & Well-being   credit value 15 
Communications   credit value 15 
Work Experience   credit value 15 

(The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using relevant components from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6; important: subjects offered will depend on demand – 120 credits required for the full award).

Healthcare Support (5M4339) QQI Level 5

(The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a range of Healthcare Support settings and/or to progress to higher education and training).

Duration : 2 Years, part-time

Compulsory Components Optional Components
Care Support   credit value 15 Occupational First Aid   credit value 5
Safety and Health at Work   credit value 15 Palliative Care Support   credit value 15
Care Skills   credit value 15 Care of the Older Person   credit value 15
Communications   credit value 15
Work Experience   credit value 15

(The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using relevant components from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6; important: subjects offered will depend on demand – 120 credits required for the full award).


 

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