Family Rights Advocacy – Level 6 (Now Full)

Start: 01/03/2021
End: 31/05/2021

This course gives a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation impacts on relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

Outline definitions of family to include those in Irish Legislation

Identify the functions of the Irish Courts in relation to families

Outline the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families

Discuss current issues in relation to rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families.

Research information relevant to families to include rights entitlements and available supports.

All students must complete the following to receive their accreditation. Portfolio/collection of work 50% Skills Demonstration 50%

The cost of this course is €595.00 to be paid in full before the course commences please click here to make your payment Payment
(10% discount for CLM Members).

Trainers and Accreditation
This course is run by Community law & Mediation & Ballymun Community Law Centre. This course is QQI accredited in conjunction with Irish National Organisation of the Unemployment (provider code 380460).

The course will take place on zoom

Dates & Time
This course will run on a Monday for 12 weeks starting on Monday 1 March from 10am to 12.30pm.

Any questions please send an email to or call 01 8477804.

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