WX Healthcare – Work Experience (Wed)
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.
QQI Healthcare Support – 5M4339
Start Date: 10-04-2024 Hours/week: 06 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 7 weeks
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.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
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.
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.
|Work Experience (5N1356)
1 Examine work organisations and personal career opportunities in a particular vocational area, to
include consideration of work-related issues and
2 Analyse key challenges and opportunities facing a particular vocational area.
3 Summarise the basic rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in a particular work,
organisational or institutional context, to include health, safety and welfare at work, equality
legislation, union representation and regulations relating to pay
4 Compile a personal and vocational skills audit and career plan for a specific vocational area, to include goals and action points for the period of work experience
5 Present relevant work experience material, to include a CV or personal statement, letter of application,
evidence of job-finding skills, skills checklist,statement of learning goals, contractual
6 Participate effectively in work experience, to include observation of good timekeeping, working
independently while under general direction, meeting deadlines, personal presentation, communication,
adherence to health, safety and other relevant regulations
7 Demonstrate effective communications skills in the workplace, to include personal, interpersonal and
technological communications skills
8 Reflect on workplace experiences, to includefeedback by supervisors or mentors on personal
performance and challenges such as conflict, criticism, meeting new people and learning in relation
to quality management.
9 Explore options for future education, training and employment in light of work experience