The purpose of this QQI Personal & Professional Development award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to utilise a range of advanced personal and interpersonal skills in a variety of personal, civic and specific vocational contexts, operating autonomously and/or in a supervisory capacity.
The module presents you with key theory in relation to the specific topics. In addition, there are various activities for you to complete as you proceed through your study.
On successful completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification.
Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
The specific learning outcomes are grouped into 4 units.
Programme Entry Requirements:
This module is assessed by a Portfolio/Collection of Work and Skills Demonstration in which the learner will demonstrate their understanding and application of topics studied in the Personal and Professional Development module, and illustrate how these concepts can enhance and contribute to their own performance in the work place, to the management process of the organisation, and to the organisation in general.
Portfolio/Collection of Work 50%
In the Portfolio/Collection of Work, the learner will demonstrate their understanding and application of topics studied in the Personal and Professional Development module and illustrate how these concepts can enhance and contribute to their own performance in the work place, to the management process of the organisation and to the organisation in general.
The Portfolio/Collection of Work will comprise the following sections:
Skills Demonstration 50%
In this Skills Demonstration, the learner will demonstrate their ability to plan, implement and evaluate a personal and professional programme for themselves.
The Skills Demonstration will take place in the learners work placement and will be evidenced through a personal account by the learner and the completion of a Placement Report by the placement manager/supervisor.
During the course of the work placement, the learner should demonstrate the following:
Pass 50 – 64%
Merit 65 – 79%
Distinction 80 – 100%
This Personal & Professional Development – QQI Level 6 (6N1949) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.