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Community Health Services

HEALTHCARE 5M4648 NFQ LEVEL 5

Is This Course For You?

This one-year programme facilitates suitable adults in acquiring qualifications for employment in the area of healthcare and as healthcare assistants in residential and non-residential settings.

Entry Requirements

» Relevant prior experience,
» Garda vetting application,
» English language assessment,
» Personal interview

What Will I Study?

» Care Provision and Practice
» Care Skills
» Care of the Older Person
» Infection Prevention and Control
» Nursing Theory and Practice
» Word Processing
» Communications
» Understanding Special Needs
» Palliative Care Support
» Work Experience

What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?

QQI Healthcare 5M4648 NFQ Level 5

Career Opportunities and Progression

Graduates go on to employment as classroom assistants and care assistants. Additionally, graduates may seek employment in a variety of residential and non-residential healthcare settings or as personal carers. Others choose to progress to Higher Education and training.

Duration: 

1 Year

Course Code: 

9511