Certificate in Cultural Competence for Professional Development
Develop foundational knowledge of relevant theoretical and conceptual as foundations for developing the skills and competencies required for culturally sensitive practice.
Why Study Cultural Competence for Professional Development at Griffith College?
The certificate is delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) and develops foundational knowledge of relevant theoretical and conceptual foundations for developing the skills and competencies required for culturally sensitive practice.
The Programme will afford learners opportunities to develop foundational knowledge of relevant theoretical and conceptual foundations for developing the skills and competencies required for culturally sensitive practice.
- Classes are conducted on a part-time basis, comprising of one evening a week for 12 weeks.
- Graduates can apply for further higher-level studies in the field.
- Successful Students will gain 10 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications
- Dublin - Part-Time - September 2024
Participants take two 5 ECT modules to complete this programme
The aim of this module is to provide students with the opportunity to raise awareness of the beliefs and values of the learner’s own culture and the impact of cultural beliefs and values in practice settings. It will emphasise the importance of sharing and increasing cultural knowledge as a means of challenging ethnocentricity and inter-cultural discrimination
The aim of this module is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge, and attitude to understand the concept and practice of Personal Development and Self Caring Practices in counselling and psychotherapeutic activities
If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.
This course is scheduled to commence in September 2023 at Griffith College Dublin Main Campus.
Course dates to be confirmed.
How to Apply
- All applicants must be over 18 years of age.
- Applicants will be required to have basic IT literacy, skills, and competence,
- For non-native speakers of English, a C score in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) or an equivalent IELTS score of 6.0 is required
How to Apply
To apply, please fill in the following application form and upload copies of the relevant documentation.
Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.
Study Mode: Part-Time
Fee: EUR 600.00
Flexible Payment Options
Students wishing to avail of an instalment plan should contact [email protected]
Students who opt for monthly instalments will incur an extra annual fee of €100 to avail of this facility.
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All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Graduates of the Certificate in Cultural Competence and Professional Development will have a good basis for professional progression in the counselling sector while they will have developed key life skills that can be applied freely to other professions.