The Substance Use Issues & Community Work Course 2020/21 (QQI Level 5) is now open for application.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 26th August.  


This part time evening course is delivered in conjunction with the Cork College of Commerce is designed to promote good practice among those who work (paid / voluntary positions with young people and in various capacities across communities.

It gives a critical perspective on some of the issues including community development and drug / alcohol issues which can affect young people and communities and encourages the development of coherent responses at individual and organisational level. The two components should promote 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 and skills in sourcing and / or resourcing applicable supports systems, both within and outside their communities.

All the relevant course entry requirements are on the brochure, which is posted here. Documents for and details of the course can be viewed at

If you would like a hard copy or have any queries, contact contact Jackie Daly at:

Cork City Partnership Clg.,
Level 1, Heron House,Blackpool Retail Park,
Blackpool, Cork. T23 R50R
Tel: 021 4302310