COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Development professional qualifications from ABMA Education are considered a landmark training method for charities, NGOs and governmental bodies. ABMA’s Level 4 Diploma, Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma qualifications in Community Development will make you a leading candidate for a role that involves taking your qualification and making a difference to a community. These Community Development professional qualifications will enable you to employ a business focus to social and community development.

DIPLOMA Level 4:

Entry Requirements:

Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* – D.

Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1- Community Development Values
  2. 2- Community Health and Disease Management
  3. 3- Understanding Poverty in Communities
  4. 4- Supporting the Vulnerable in Communities
  5. 5- Sociological Perspectives on Community

DIPLOMA Level 4:

Entry Requirements:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1- Business Planning and Practice for Community Organisations
  2. 2- Conflict Resolution and Community Campaigning
  3. 3- Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
  4. 4- Marketing Principles and Methods for Community Organisations
  5. 5- Project Finance and Funding

DIPLOMA Level 4:

Entry Requirements:

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
  • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above

Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes:

  • Employer references detailing the learner’s duties and responsibilities
  • Certificates of training/courses

Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.

MANDATORY UNITS:

  1. 1-Community and Inter-Agency Working
  2. 2-Social and Community Enterprise
  3. 3-Intercultural Dialogue and Community Engagement
  4. 4-Reflective Practice in Community Development
  5. 5-Comparative Policy and Social Movements in Community Development