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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

General Studies

Code

5M3114

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

03. Social sciences, journalism and information > 1. Social and behavioural sciences > 9. Refer to subfield 03.1

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

26-10-2016

Review Date

31-12-2016

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

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 certificate specification for this award (see above) 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)

5N3113

Research and Study Skills

5

15

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

5N0690

Communications

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

5N2985

Personal and Professional Development

5

15

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

5N0754

Psychology

5

15

5N0783

Database Methods

5

15

5N1350

Applied Economics

5

15

5N1358

Word Processing

5

15

5N1370

Social Studies

5

15

5N1611

The Internet

5

15

5N1833

Mathematics

5

15

5N1952

Information and Communication Systems

5

15

5N1977

Spreadsheet Methods

5

15

5N2066

Statistics

5

15

5N3249

English Literature

5

15

5N3250

History

5

15

5N0556

Maths for STEM

5

30

The remaining credit value of 60 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.