This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners 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 skills in reflection and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace. Students will also develop their advocacy skills.
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%
Trainers and Accreditation
Community Law & Mediation & Ballymun Community Law Centre deliver this course. This course is QQI accredited by Irish National Organisation of the Unemployment (provider code 380460).
Date & Times
This course will run on a Monday for 12 weeks starting on Monday 24 September from 10am to 2pm.
The cost of this course is €595 (10% discount for CLM Members)
Ballymun Community Law Centre
For an application form please click here.