L6 Higher Certificate in Arts in Adult and Further Education (120 Credits)

Higher Certificate in ArtsAdult and Further Education

Code:
BADFE
Delivery:
Part Time
Level:
6
Duration:
2 years
Fees:

€320 per module

Credits:
120 ECTS

Higher Certificate in Adult and Further Education 

The Higher Certificate in Arts in Adult and Further Education is a third level qualification for current adult and further education practitioners and for those wishing to pursue a career in adult or further education. This includes those currently working in adult basic education, further education and training and community education. It is a modular part-time programme with a delivery model that facilitates the working practitioner that is based on weekend teaching blocs and use of the WIT virtual learning environment. 

Delivery

The programme is designed to offer flexible pathways to the major award and includes advanced entry opportunities for experienced practitioners who may apply through the WIT RPL policy for direct entry at stage two, provided that they meet the learning outcomes set down for all Stage One modules. For further information on advanced entry to this programme, please contact Eilish Dunworth, using the contact details below. 

Qualification

Students will be awarded the Higher Certificate on successful completion of 12 modules


Course Information Flyer

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Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Introduction to Study Skills & Academic WritingIntroduction to Philosophy of Adult Education
GroupworkPractical Teaching Skills 1
Introduction to Curriculum Development and AssessmentIntroduction to the Psychology of Adult Education
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Technology in Adult and Further EducationChoose two electives
Education Policy Development in Adult & Further EducationLiteracy abd Society
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Adult and Further EducationAdult Education for Citizenship and Human Rights
Digital Literacy
Social Entrepreneurship and Community Enterprise
Health Literacy
Digital Literacy
Adult Numeracy
Counselling Skills in Adult Literacy
Family Literacy
Literacy and Specific Learning Difficulties
TESOL 1
TESOL 2
Training for Tutor Trainers
RPL Portfolio and Study Skills

Applicants must

  • Currently work in an adult or further education and training setting for the duration of the programme and must show a capacity for third-level study.
  • Complete an application form and in some cases attend for interview in order to assess their suitability for the programme.
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.  Please see our website for more details  www.wit.ie/englishrequirements

 

Non-Standard Applicants
Applicants with significant professional experience in further education may apply for exemptions using WIT’s RPL Policy. For further information on advanced entry to this programme, please contact the Course Leader.
 

How to Apply
Application forms for this Course are available to download from our website by clicking here or by contacting the LDC Project Administrator, Literacy Development Centre Tel: 051-302689  Email: [email protected]  completed forms to be returned to the LDC Project Administrator, Literacy Development Centre.

LDC Application Form LDC Application Form
We accept applications for modules on our Higher Certificate in Arts in Literacy Development throughout the academic year.

 

Fees
€320 per 10 credit module.
Detailed information regarding the cost of the LDC programmes and fee procedures are outlined in the LDC Fees Guide, please click here to view the LDC Fees Guide

LDC Fees Guide LDC Fees Guide

 

 

Participants who successfully complete the Higher Certificate in Arts in Adult and Further Education may progress to an ordinary degree programme at NFQ 7, the Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education. Please consul our Programme Pathways Infographic beow to give you an idea of the pathways available to you for further study with us here at WIT.

Programme Pathways Infographic

Course Leader

  • Ms. Eilish Dunworth

    Lecturer

    Email: [email protected]

  • Course Leader


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