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Community Health Services - Supervisory Management

Healthcare 6M4987 NFQ Level 6


The Healthcare Level 6 programme, delivered over one year, facilitates suitable adults in acquiring the necessary qualifications for employment in the area of healthcare in residential and non- residential settings.

The course is delivered under the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme. VTOS provides general education and training opportunities for unemployed adults, by enabling them to retain their Social Welfare entitlements while in full-time study.

Entry Requirements

•    QQI/FETAC Level-5 award in Healthcare, and
•    Relevant prior experience, and
•    Garda vetting application, and
•    English language assessment, and
•    Personal interview

Principal Area of Study

Personal and Professional Development, Supervisory Management, Conflict Management, Gerontology, Disability Awareness, Communications, Health Promotion, Work Experience and Team Leadership.



Career Opportunities/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, as personal carers, healthcare assistants, managers, or supervisors. Graduates may also progress to Higher Education and training.


1 Year

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