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Nursing Studies

Programme Aim
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings and / or to progress to further or higher education and training.

Target Award

QQI Nursing Studies – 5M4349

Start Date: 27-08-2023Hours/week: 21 Hrs 00 Mins

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
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Anatomy And Physiology Anatomy & Physiology (5N0749) QQI
Care Skills Care Skills (5N2770) QQI
Human Growth And Development Human Growth & Development (5N1279) QQI
Nursing Theory And Practice Nursing Theory & Practice (5N4325) QQI
Nutrition Nutrition (5N2006) QQI
Infection Prevention And Control Infection Prevention & Control (5N3734) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competency to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings and / or to progress to further or higher education and training.

Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 award in Nursing Studies will enable applicants to work under supervision in a variety of hospital and other healthcare settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Provider

Waterford College of Further Education


Location

Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


Facilities

  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office

Email:
wcfeinfo@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051874053