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Legal Studies and Criminal Law (Legal Studies)

Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently under supervision in a legal environment and or to progress to further or higher level education and training.

For further information please refer to Programme Descriptor

Work placement / work experience may be a core feature/element of programmes in this field facilitating the enhancement of employability and transversal skills.

Target Award

QQI Legal Studies – 5M3789

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 18 Hrs 00 Mins

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.


Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Business Law Business Law (5N2091) QQI
Legal Practice And Procedures Legal Practice & Procedures (5N1394) QQI
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution (5N0692) QQI
Criminal Law Criminal Law (5N3787) QQI
Family Law Family Law (5N3786) QQI
Word Processing Word Processing (5N1358) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently under supervision in a legal environment and or to progress to further or higher level education and training.

Employability Statement
On completion of this Programme, learners may pursue a variety of related business and administrative sector roles – roles may include working in administrative, logistical, law, and accounting or informatics position in a wide range of organisation types.

For further information please refer to Programme Descriptor

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053