This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Journalism

Code

5M2464

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

03. Social sciences, journalism and information > 2. Journalism and information > 1. Journalism and reporting

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

19-10-2016

Review Date

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the award specification for this award (see below) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N1298

Media Analysis

5

15

5N2435

Writing Skills for Journalism

5

15

5N2443

Research Skills for Journalism

5

15

5N2463

Technical Skills for Journalism

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N0693

Constructive Thinking

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0785

Desktop Publishing

5

15

5N1351

Behavioural Studies

5

15

5N1358

Word Processing

5

15

5N1364

Digital Marketing

5

15

5N1370

Social Studies

5

15

5N1379

Radio Programme Production

5

15

5N1405

Public Relations

5

15

5N1416

Shorthand

5

15

5N1538

Photographic Techniques

5

15

5N1611

The Internet

5

15

5N1623

French

5

15

5N1624

German

5

15

5N1626

Italian

5

15

5N1627

Polish

5

15

5N1628

Russian

5

15

5N1629

Slovak

5

15

5N1630

Spanish

5

15

5N1631

Irish

5

15

5N1632

English as a Second Language

5

15

5N1794

Safety and Health at Work

5

15

5N1837

Political Studies

5

15

5N1910

Web Authoring

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.