Parttime Classroom Health and welfare

Healthcare Support – Communications – WX (Wednesday)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction.

Target Award

QQI Healthcare Support – 5M4339

Start Date: 28-08-2024 Hours/week: 06 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 9 weeks

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Wednesday
Thursday
Education Requirements
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.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)


Learning 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.

Module Award Body
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to:
1 Analyse a range of current issues in communications and information technology
2 Summarise in practical terms the elements of legislation that must be observed in a personal and/or work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work and communications-related legislation
3 Use appropriate non-verbal and visual communication in personal- and work-related settings, to include one-to-one, in a group/team, and in formal and informal interaction
4 Demonstrate verbal skills appropriate to working under general direction, to include making a case 2 and presenting a point of view in group discussion, formal meetings, interviews
5 Demonstrate listening skills appropriate to working under general direction, to include making eye contact, receiving and interpreting information, control of personal response 6 Use reading techniques
appropriate to a task, to include skimming, obtaining an overview, identifying key points, critical evaluation, in depth analysis
7 Critique information from a range of complex written material, to include technical/vocational, personal, literary, and written and visual media texts
8 Research a relevant vocational topic, to include use of primary and secondary sources, acknowledgement of sources, use of enquiry techniques and methods to establish validity and reliability
9 Use drafting, proofreading and editing skills to write a range of documents that follow the conventions of language usage (spelling, punctuation, syntax), to include creative writing, business proposals, correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes, applications
10 Demonstrate communications styles and techniques relevant to different situations in work and leisure, to include one-to-one and group contexts in conversation, interview, oral presentation, question and answer session and for the purposes of persuading, advocacy and informing
11 Choose the appropriate communications technology to give and receive requests, instructions, suggestions, discussion and feedback in both work and leisure, to include a rationale for choosing one technology over another in different contexts and for different messages.

Provider

Wexford Adult Education Centre


Location

Westgate, Spawell Road, Wexford, Y35 H392


Facilities

  • Pay Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville

Email:
susanneville@wwetb.ie

Phone:
0861074556