Come and join us for the information session on Wednesday, 17th August at 7pm in Coote Hall, Kilmallock to find out more about the QQI Level 7 Leadership in the Community Diploma.

This is an opportunity to have your questions answered and find out what opportunities this course may give you. Information will be provided on the course content by University College Cork Adult Continuing Education Coordinator.

Register Your Attendance Here

Ballyhoura Development is working in partnership with University College Cork (UCC) to deliver a QQI Level 7 Leadership in the Community programme in the Ballyhoura area.
We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest!

This is a part-time programme that involves participants attending lectures and workshops one night a week over two years in the Ballyhoura area.

The programme includes:

  • Group work skills;
  • History and Theory of Community Development;
  • Principles and Practice in Youth & Community Work;
  • Social Analysis;
  • Leadership and Management in the Community;
  • Work Placement with a community organisation;
  • Research Skills.
There are no exams. Assessment is assignment based and includes learning logs, a community profile, group projects, presentations, essays and a practical placement.

Who is it for?

This programme is targeted at people who are:
  • Curious about the way local communities develop;
  • Active in local communities;
  • Interested in developing services and resources in local communities;
  • Open to becoming more involved in local events.


You can express your interest via the below link:
Closing date for Expressions of Interest: Friday 16th September 2022
For further information contact Laura Moloney McCarthy at [email protected] or 086 3959361.

Booking for this event has now closed.