Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2023-24 information


Students who complete The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2023 / 24 will receive a QQI Level 5 Component Certificate (In association with the Cork College of FET, Morrison’s Island Campus, Cork City.)

About the Course The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2023 / 24 is designed to promote good practice among those who work (in a paid or voluntary capacity) with young people and communities who are affected by various issues.

Learning Outcomes The course aims to provide a critical perspective on some of the issues that affect young people and their communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level. The components (Understanding Community Development and Substance Use Issues) should support the ability of learners to work safely and effectively in youth and / or community work settings. The programme also aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge regarding applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities.

Duration & Venue -The course will be run over a one year academic period on a Tuesday evening from September to April (20 weeks) in a blended format of online and onsite in the Cork College of FET Morrison’s Island Campus, Cork City

Cost – €130 for each successful applicant. For further information on course tuition fees contact: Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must send the relevant application form to Cork City Partnership by Friday 25th August 2023.
  • Be 21 or over (Jan 2023).
  • Attend a pre-entry information session Tuesday 5th September 2023 (evening).
  • Attend a pre- arranged interview on Tuesday 12th September 2023 (day).
  • Have Leaving Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Applicants are also expected to be active participants in the community in either a voluntary or work capacity.

For further information on any of the above or to request an application form contact:

Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership on (021) 430 2310 / 087 – 1962030 or email: 

About the Course Info

SUI & CW Course Brochure 2023- 24 [2]

Application Form S U I & C W Course 2023-24

SUI CW Course 2023-24 New Poster (1)