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Healthcare Support 5M4339

Students are offered a practical and theoretical introduction to a career in the caring field. This course gives students a realistic understanding of what the world of work entails and the required qualification for working as care/care assistants. QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support is the H.S.E. recognised qualification for care assistants. New government regulations stipulate that QQI Level 5 is the minimum qualification requirement to work in the care sector. This is also an internationally recognised certificate.

Target Award

QQI Healthcare Support – 5M4339

Start Date: 03-09-2023Hours/week: 18 Hrs 00 MinsDuration: 33 weeks

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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
Safety And Health At Work Safety & Health at Work (5N1794) QQI
Care Skills Care Skills (5N2770) QQI
Care Support Care Support (5N0758) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.

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