Family Rights Advocacy QQI Level 6 – commencing 1 March 2021

This course provides an overview of the Irish legal system and family law in relation to advocacy in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of family law and understand how legislation impacts on relationships while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and court documents relevant to the family law area. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.  This course will cover any new legislation regarding family law in Ireland.

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to;

  • Outline definitions of family to include those in Irish Legislation
  • Identify the functions of the Irish Courts in relation to families
  • Outline the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families
  • Discuss current issues in relation to rights, entitlements, services and supports available to families.
  • Research information relevant to families to include rights entitlements and available supports.


The cost of this course is €595.00 to be paid in full before the course commences (10% discount for CLM Members). Please email for further details and to arrange payment.

Trainers and Accreditation

This course is run by Community Law & Mediation and Ballymun Community Law Centre. This course is QQI accredited in conjunction with Irish National Organisation of the Unemployment (provider code 380460).

Date and  Times

This course will be delivered on Zoom and will run on a Monday for 12 weeks starting on Monday 1st March 2021 from 10am to 12.30 each week.