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Top Diplomas in Ireland 2019/2020

Individuals who do not want to invest the time or money toward a formal degree can work to earn a diploma instead. This is ideal for individuals who just graduated from secondary school or those looking to change or jumpstart careers.

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City Colleges - Online Learning

This course presents the student with a sound – and practice-focused – introduction to this modern and evidence-based treatment approach for a variety of psychological pr ... [+]

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Behaviour

Course: Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Start date: Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Duration: 10 weeks, Tuesday evenings from 6.30 to 9.30pm

Course fee: €945 (or €995 if paying the course fee in installments)

A fee of £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management on successful completion of this course.

Multi-Course Discount: Students who register for two or more classroom-based courses with the School of Psychology can do so at a fee of €895 per course.

Awarding body: The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)

CPD Credits: This event has been approved for 9 CPD credits for members of the Psychology Society of Ireland.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online Dublin
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English
Full-time
10 weeks
Online
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City Colleges - Online Learning

The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the practical applications of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) with particular attention ... [+]

Diploma in ABA (Autism Studies)

€845.00

Duration: 10 lectures

Course fee: online €845 (or €895 if paying the course fee in installments)

A fee of £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management on successful completion of this course.

Awarding body: The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)

CPD Credits: This event has been approved for 9 CPD credits for members of the Psychology Society of Ireland.

The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the practical applications of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) with particular attention paid to persons with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, children and adolescents in care, and persons presenting with learning and/or behavioral challenges in school. This intensive course provides training in ABA for complete beginner’s as well as those with some experience who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of behavioral approaches. Upon completion students will have a greater understanding of the principles of ABA and how to apply them, how to determine the function of a challenging behavior and how to design behavioral interventions to both decrease and increase behavior as necessary. A main goal of the course is to give students the tools needed to improve the quality of life of others in a meaningful way. The course will deal with topics such as: What is ABA?, The principles of behavior analysis, Dealing with challenging behavior, Verbal behavior and communication, Functional communication training (FCT), Conducting functional behavioral assessments, Measuring behavior, Designing and implementing behavioral... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online Dublin
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English
Full-time
Online
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ALISON

Caregiving Skills – Dementia Care is designed to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to provide effective care to those living with dementia. The course examines wh ... [+]

About The Course

The number of people living with dementia is projected to rise to 75.6 million by 2030 resulting in an increasing demand for professional care workers with qualifications in this area. Caregiving Skills – Dementia Care is designed to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to provide effective care to those living with dementia.

The course examines what is meant by dementia, the forms of dementia, the symptoms, causes and how it affects the lives of those living with dementia. The course also looks at Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. You will study effective non-verbal communication with clients living with dementia. Finally, you will examine the importance activities play in the effective care of those living with dementia.... [-]

Ireland Galway
English
Part-time
1 - 2 hours
Online
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ALISON

Diploma in Caregiving is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to a client in a professional healthcare environment, o ... [+]

About The Course

Diploma in Caregiving is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to a client in a professional healthcare environment, or family members that may need care.

This course covers a broad range of topics including the fundamental role and responsibilities of a caregiver, legal and ethical issues for a care worker as well as communication and reporting requirements. The course also examines health and safety considerations both for the client and caregiver. The course also addresses providing care for clients living with dementia and brain injury.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will have a clear understanding of the following:... [-]

Ireland Galway
English
Part-time
10 - 12 hours
Online
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Shaw Academy

This course unlike any other is based on over 20 years of real world personal training methods which have helped thousands of people lose weight, tone up, get fit and fin ... [+]

Over the past few years, it’s hard not to see on an almost daily basis the latest article, radio or TV spot on the newest trends in weight loss, health, and fitness. Confused? I’m not surprised. The truth is the fundamentals of losing weight and getting in shape have never changed. This course unlike any other is based on over 20 years of real-world personal training methods which have helped thousands of people lose weight, tone up, get fit and finally learn how to control their body for life. Register now to get started.

Course Details

Lesson 1 - How Do You Measure Up?

With so much conflicting nutrition and fitness information coming from the media, people seem to be more confused than ever about how to maintain your weight, stay fit, healthy, and full of energy. In lesson 1, you will find out why it is so important to eat well and exercise regularly to maintain your physical fitness, mental health and the first step of how to enjoy every step of the process.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
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Shaw Academy

Although it may seem obvious, some athletes and fitness enthusiasts are not aware of what impact food can have on training and performance. A well-planned eating strategy ... [+]

Although it may seem obvious, some athletes and fitness enthusiasts are not aware of what impact food can have on training and performance. A well-planned eating strategy will have a positive effect on competition, fitness, recovery, reducing the risk of illness, and most importantly, helping you achieve optimal results. This course provides an evidence-based analysis of sports nutrition. It will give you the knowledge and skills you need in order to achieve your sports nutrition and athletic performance goals.

Course Details

LESSON 1 - What Fuels Energy Systems?

Why exactly is sports nutrition so important? We start the course discussing macronutrients, the fuel sources we use during exercise and give an overview of energy metabolism. You will become crystal clear on the importance of sports nutrition and why it is key to obtaining fitness and high performance.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
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Shaw Academy

How healthy is your diet? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to help others improve their lifestyle? Our Nutrition programme is a 4-week guide to help you ch ... [+]

How healthy is your diet? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to help others improve their lifestyle? Our Nutrition programme is a 4-week guide to help you change or improve your lifestyle. You will learn how to create balanced meals, set goals, adapt eating to achieve your objectives and finally understand how to master your health. Ideal for anyone looking to lose weight, boost energy levels or for those who wish to add nutrition to their list of professional skills.

Course Details

LESSON 1 - Health Is Your Wealth

How is your nutrition right now? Are you eating enough? Are you over-eating? This lesson provides you with the tools to calculate your requirements and assess your own lifestyle. You will learn how to take your baseline measurements determine where, if any improvements are required.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
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RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wi ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills. Meet your immediate leadership development needs and those of your healthcare organisation with this innovative programme, designed to foster collaborative learning among multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals.

This evidence-based, innovative programme, incorporates best-in-class international thinking derived from advances in positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship and is delivered in a format blending online content, onsite sessions and interactive webinars to offer a collaborative and supported student experience.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
May 2020
English
Part-time
9 months
Online
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RCSI Institute of Leadership

Leading people and teams is a core function of a manager’s role and research shows that effective people management and developing high performing health teams directly a ... [+]

Course details

Leading people and teams is a core function of a manager’s role and research shows that effective people management and developing high performing health teams directly affects patient/service user experiences and outcomes. Healthcare services are delivered to people through people. This programme aims to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies to manage people in healthcare especially those working in and across a complex array of service delivery teams.

Participants will have the opportunity to apply existing and explore new theoretical frameworks; understand regulatory requirements and engage with subject matter experts.

They will consolidate their learning using simulation and directly applying their analytical skills to the work environment via practice-based module assignments.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
English
Part-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
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RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare p ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare professionals and managers to help contribute to the development of a high-quality health system.

On successful completion of the programme, you will be skilled in QI methods and measures. You will be able to facilitate team-based clinical quality improvements and lead broader organisational improvements. Crucially, you will be able to demonstrate 'value' for health service users by providing evidence of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

Delivery and design

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is delivered over nine months with three in-class days per module (nine in-class days in total). On-site classes run from 9 am until 5 pm and all teaching takes place at the Institute of Leadership, Sandyford, Dublin 18. ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
English
Part-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
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The College of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Nutrition stresses the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies. Today, we see that a return ... [+]

What is Naturopathic Nutrition?

Naturopathic Nutrition stresses the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies. Today, we see that a return to chemical-free foods, along with other dietary measures, is an effective answer to many health complaints and common conditions.

CNM students learn about the physiological and biochemical processes involved in nourishment, and the energetic side of food as well.

Thousands of years ago, master healers in China perceived a way to classify food and disease according to simple, easily observed patterns; one eats cooling foods for overheated conditions, and warming foods are best for people who feel too cold. Detoxifying foods are for those who carry an excess of toxins, and building foods are good for deficient persons, and so on.... [-]

Ireland Dublin Cork Galway
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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