Community Addiction Studies (Part-Time) BTEI

Community Addiction Studies (Part-Time) BTEI

2 Year Part Time Community Addiction Studies Course
QQI Level 5

If you would like to work with this vulnerable community, this course offers an introduction to the theory and practice of skills required to help people in practical ways.

Year 1

  • Community Addiction Studies
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Care Support
  • Psychology of People

Year 2

  • Work Experience

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.


QQI Community Health Services 5M4468

Entry Requirements

This course is assisted by the CDETB Foundations Project and is designed to help those who want to move towards full-time education.

The course is free to anyone on Social Welfare and does not affect your benefits.

All applicants will be interviewed.

The Back to Education Initiative (BTEI)

The Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) provides part-time further education courses for young people and adults. Those in receipt of unemployment payments or means-tested social welfare benefits, holders of medical cards and their dependants are entitled to free tuition. Others will be required to pay the appropriate college fees.

Progression Opportunities

Successful graduates may gain entry to any relevant QQI Level 6 or BTEC Higher National Diploma courses. Graduates may also use their Level 5 award to apply for relevant degree courses through the Higher Education Links scheme.

Graduates from this course may gain employment in a variety of community based care environments.