Cumann na Daoine

A community based organisation in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022-23

The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022 / 23

Modules: Understanding Community Development 5N1901 and Substance Use Issues for Youth Work  5N2176

  • Certification                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Students who complete The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022 / 23 will receive a QQI Level 5 Component Certificate  (In association with the Cork College of FET – (Evening Classes), Morrison’s Island Campus, Cork City.
  • About the Course

The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2022 / 23 is designed to promote good practice among those who work in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people and communities who are affected by various issues.

  • Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide a critical perspective on some of the issues that affect young people and their communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level. The components; Understanding Community Development and Substance Use Issues should support the ability of learners to work safely and effectively in youth and / or community work settings. The programme also aims to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge regarding applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities.

  • Duration & Venue-The course will be run over a one year academic period on a Tuesday evening from September to April (20 weeks) both online and onsite in the Cork College of FET – (Night Classes), Morrison’s Island Campus, Cork City.
  • Cost – €130 for each successful applicant. For further information on course tuition fees contact: Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership.

  • Entry Requirements-

Applicants must send the relevant application form to Cork City Partnership by Friday 26th August 2022.

Be 21 or over – (Jan 2022).

Attend a pre-entry information session Tuesday evening 6th September 2022.

Attend a pre- arranged interview 13th September 2022 (day) in Cork City Partnership or online [TBC].

Have Leaving Certificate or its equivalent.

Applicants are also expected to be active participants in the community in either a voluntary or work capacity.


For further information on any of the above or to view / download the course brochure and application form etc. go to:

Or to request to request hard copies of the course documents contact:

Jacqueline Daly, Cork City Partnership on (021) 430 2310 / 087 – 1962030  or email: