The course will address the support needs of those working in an information, advice and guidance capacity in a broad range of contexts with adults affected by unemployment, disadvantage and social exclusion, and those experiencing transitions in their life. Such transitions include changing career, retirement and redundancy, and those who wish to explore their career and educational options and decisions.
Adult Development and the Guidance Process
Models of Adult Guidance
Applied Guidance Skills
Support Systems, Contracts and Boundaries
Change, Transition and Loss
Understanding Aggression and Conflict
Developing a Quality of Work Life
Endings and Evaluation
In addition to a minimum attendance of 80%, the following assessment methods will be employed on the course:
Service Network Audit
Participants will be expected to attend all workshops and participate fully in the group process and learning.
International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements
The course will be particularly suitable for those working in an information, advice and guidance setting who want to develop and enhance their theoretical understanding of adult guidance practice. Experience working in an information, advisory and guidance context is desirable but not essential.
Applicants should demonstrate their interest in this course and reflect on how it will support their personal and professional development.
Course Duration and Delivery
The course will be delivered in a blended learning format across 7 workshops, normally in units of 2 days duration.
This format will provide an opportunity for participants develop their knowledge and competencies in adult guidance practice and reflect on their personal and working life. The methodology of the workshops will be based on an experiential approach which encourages people to engage in a critically reflective process of learning.
Please apply using our On Line application system at the following link: https://v2.pac.ie/institute/19
A personal statement is necessary for application. This should outline your motivation for taking the course.
For further information please contact Maggie Noone at 01-7083752 Email: email@example.com
An Easy Payment Option is available upon registration