Community Health Services – Special Needs Assistant
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.
QQI Community Health Services – 5M4468
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||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|
|Creative Arts For Early Childhood||Creative Arts for Early Childhood (5N1769)||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|
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.
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.