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Top Diplomas in Ireland 2019

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
September 2019
Full-time
10 weeks
Online
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
September 2019
Full-time
Online
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
Part-time
1 - 2 hours
Online
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
Part-time
10 - 12 hours
Online
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
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
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
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
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
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
The College of Naturopathic Medicine

The CNM Homeopathy Diploma Course provides high-quality training that equips graduates to build highly successful practices. It is carefully structured so each study unit ... [+]

What is Homeopathy?

Homoeopathy is a complete system of medicine which is based on the principle of “The Law of Similars” – the principle of like curing like – a substance which can cause symptoms in a healthy individual can also be used to treat those symptoms when they manifest as part of a disease. It was developed about 200 years ago by a German Doctor called Samuel Hahnemann – a medic disillusioned with the ineffective and often barbaric treatments of the day. Homoeopaths do not treat physical, emotional and mental symptoms separately but take the view that they are all interconnected as facets of the patient’s suffering. This is what makes homoeopathy a truly holistic and refined art. Because the central principle requires the use of medicines that are often derived from toxic sources, homoeopathic preparations are made in a special way which involves repeatedly diluting and shaking the medicines until they contain virtually no trace of the original substance. It is thought that the processes of preparation somehow imprint a characteristic energy pattern or blueprint of the substance onto the water in which they are diluted.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
August 2019
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
The College of Naturopathic Medicine

The power of acupuncture to restore the health of body and mind is increasingly recognised throughout the western world. Acupuncture has an extraordinary ability to chang ... [+]

What is Acupuncture?

The power of acupuncture to restore the health of body and mind is increasingly recognised throughout the western world. Acupuncture has an extraordinary ability to change people’s lives.

Acupuncture works on a deep level to help patients recover their physical and mental harmony. Acupuncture is becoming ever more popular in the UK, and opportunities for both independent practice and within the NHS are growing all the time. Acupuncture is viewed very positively by the House of Lords Committee, the British Medical Association, and the World Health Organisation.

Acupuncture study with CNM?

CNM’s Diploma Acupuncture Course provides high-quality acupuncture training that equips graduates to build highly successful practices. CNM’s Acupuncture course is carefully structured so each study unit builds on the previous one. This allows students to develop their confidence and acupuncture skills – including 400 clinical hours – and reach their full potential as professional acupuncturists. Students are strongly encouraged to develop their own unique style of consultation and application.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
August 2019
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
Online
The College of Naturopathic Medicine

Herbal medicine has a long tradition in all cultures. Applications in practice have proven the huge benefits of herbs. As well as relieving symptoms, herbal medicine also ... [+]

What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine has a long tradition in all cultures. Applications in practice have proven the huge benefits of herbs. As well as relieving symptoms, herbal medicine also works on a deeper level to help patients return to full harmony. Herbal medicine is becoming ever more popular, as ever more people seek out qualified herbalists.

Why Study Herbal Medicine with The CNM?

The CNM Herbal Medicine Diploma Course provides high-quality training that equips graduates to build successful practices. It is carefully structured so each study unit builds on the previous one, allowing students to develop their confidence and skills, and reach their full potential as professional Herbalists. Students are strongly encouraged to develop their own unique style of consultation and application. One of the strengths of The College of Naturopathic Medicine course is that we draw on a variety of herbal traditions: we have expert lecturers in western, Ayurvedic (Indian) and Chinese herbal medicine. Students study the energetic models of these systems, allowing them to make a multi-faceted, holistic diagnosis. Graduates can draw on a wide variety of herbs from different traditions, helping them to provide the best possible treatment for their patients. Studying Herbal Medicine at the CNM means that upon graduating, you are not only a Herbalist but also have a good grounding in Naturopathic Nutrition, First Aid Homeopathy, Chinese diagnostics, Bach Flowers, Tissue Salts, Naturopathy and Iridology. You’ll be a specialist in Herbal Medicine and you will be able to apply a number of... [-]

Ireland Dublin
August 2019
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
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
August 2019
Part-time
3 years
Campus