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Community Health Services – Special Needs Assistant

Programme Aim
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.

Target Award

QQI Community Health Services – 5M4468

Start Date: 03-09-2023Hours/week: 20 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 33 weeks
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
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Safety And Health At Work Safety & Health at Work (5N1794) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Care Of Older Person Care of the Older Person (5N2706) QQI
Care Skills Care Skills (5N2770) QQI
Human Growth And Development Human Growth & Development (5N1279) QQI
Special Needs Assisting Special Needs Assisting (5N1786) QQI
Intellectual Disability Studies Intellectual Disability Studies (5N1652) QQI
Assistive Technology Assistive Technology (6N2211) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.

Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI Major Level 5 Award in Community Health Services will enable applicants to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings.

Provider

Colaiste Chathail Naofa


Location

Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co Waterford


Facilities

  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Marian Dennehy

Email:
mariandennehy@wwetb.ie

Phone:
05841184