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Course Name

Certificate in Skills for Independent Living

Course Provider

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Award Name: Certificate in Skills for Independent Living
NFQ Classification: Level 3 Certificate
Awarding Body: DKIT
NFQ Level: Level 3

Attendance Options

Part-time course, 2 days per week for 2 years



Awarding Body

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Course Description

This QQI Level 3 approved course is specifically developed for adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of this award is to enable the learner with an intellectual disability to develop relevant knowledge and competence to be able to take his/her place in society. It is aimed that the learners will develop a lifelong learning ethos with the promotion of inclusion to third level education.

Modules studied include

Computer Literacy
Personal Effectiveness
Students may also choose two elective modules from the following:

Career Preparation
Work Placement
Art and Design
Fitness and Transnational Experience.

Who to Contact

Briege King

Programme Director, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies

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