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Nursing Studies (Pre-Nursing) | NSXX

Course Overview

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QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies 5M4349

This 1 year, full-time programme leads to a qualification in Pre-Nursing. It is designed to give a solid foundation in the theory and practice of Nursing Care for those who intend to enter the nursing, paramedical or community care service.


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Typical Modules

Human Growth & Development
Safety and Health at Work
Occupational First Aid
Social Studies
Word Processing
Nursing Theory & Practice
Communications
Anatomy & Physiology
Care Skills or Care Provision and Practice
Work Experience
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.
  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.
  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.
  • In addition applicants will have to undertake an interview.
  • Holders of this Award are eligible to apply, through the CAO to Universities and Institutes of Technology for entry to the first year of Nursing Degree Programmes (through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme).
  • Holders of this Award are eligible to apply through UCAS, for UK universities offering the Nursing Degree programmes.
  • Award holders are qualified to work as healthcare assistants in a variety of health and community settings
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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.