This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland.
Participants will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation impacts on relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to;
- Outline definitions of family to include those in Irish Legislation
- Identify the functions of the Irish Courts in relation to families
- Outline the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families
- Discuss current issues in relation to rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families.
- Research information relevant to families to include rights entitlements and available supports.
All students must complete the following to receive their accreditation.
Portfolio/collection of work 50%
Skills Demonstration 50%
The cost of this course is €595. Full payment must be made before commencement of the course.
Trainers and Accreditation
This course is run by Community law & Mediation & Ballymun Community Law Centre. This course is QQI accredited in conjunction with Irish National Organisation of the Unemployment (provider code 380460).
Ballymun Community Law Centre, Unit 1A Shangan Neighbourhood Centre, Shangan Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9 beside DCU in the Community.
Date & Times
This course will run on a Monday for 12 weeks starting on Monday 11th September from 10am to 2pm.
For an application form please contact our education section or call 01 847-7804