As with the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) mature students, TCD, there are no standard educational requirements, but evidence of particular interest in education and strong motivation is essential.
The Certificate in Contemporary Living Open Day will be held on Monday 23rd April 2012 at The National Institute for Intellectual Disability (NIID), 4th Floor, 3 College Green. Please see here for location of venue on Dame Street. Please download application form here CCL Application form. Closing date for application 4th May 2012
Times for the Open Day are 10am - 1pm and 2.30 - 5pm. Please phone 01 8963885 or email Ailish Kennedy with your preferred time so we can facilitate everyone on the day.
Candidates will be shorlisted by 18th May and Interviews will be held from the 18th June. Feedback letters will be sent out from the 2nd July 2012.
Assessment and standard setting
Assessment is undertaken through presentations (oral and poster), personal portfolios and written work for each of the ten modules studied.
To fulfil the requirements for award of the Certificate in Contemporary Living each student will undertake designated assessments for final award purposes which are outlined within the Learning Objectives for each of the modules. The Module Descriptor captures what the students will actually be doing in each of the ten modules. The assessments undertaken for final award purposes is reviewed on an annual basis by a suitably qualified external examiner who has had the experience of working on similar programmes at third level.