What training will be delivered?

The Building Futures programme is a QQI accredited programme covering a range of level 5 and 6 modules, resulting in a level 5 Major award in Community Development with the addition of a level 6 minor component in Training, Delivery and Evaluation.

Building Futures is a one-year full-time programme, from September to August, and runs from Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm split between two venues.

The 2017-18 programme will be delivered mainly at the INOU training facility in Dublin 1.

This course includes workplace internships which will draw on participant's life experiences to enable them to develop the core skill to become effective peer educators, trainers and mentors.

 The course modules will include:


 Understanding Community Development

 Community Arts in Context and Practice

 Community Development Practice


 Personal Effectiveness

 Social Studies

 Work Experience

 Working with Groups


 Training, Delivery and Evaluation


It is very important to note:

A high level of supports are put in place to help participants deal with the demands of the training and to encourage the development of each individual to reach their full potential.