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Healthcare Support | 5M4339

Course Overview

Awards:
QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support 5M4339

This 1 year, full-time programme is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in the caring profession, in a variety of healthcare settings. It is designed to equip the learner with the skills and understanding to work as a member of a professional healthcare team.


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Typical Modules

Care Skills
Communications
Safety and Health at Work
Human Growth & Development
Care of the Older Person
Nursing Theory & Practice
Care Support
Equality & Disability
Infection Prevention & Control
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities
  • Education: NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme. CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
  • Award holders are qualified to work as a healthcare professional/nursing attendant in a variety of health and community settings.
  • Universities, Institutes of Technology and other Colleges will be offering opportunities for further studies. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie
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