Sligo MSLETB – Applied Social Studies – VTOS Level 5

Applied Social Studies (Full-time)

(VTOS) Level 5

Sligo MSLETB, Quay St Sligo

1 Year

Course Aims

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in range of social care settings or to progress to further and or higher education and training


  • Communication Level 5
  • Work Experience
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Care of Older Person
  • Social Studies  
  • Young people and Society  
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Psychology
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Word Processing
  • Understanding Mental Health


  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
  • 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.