VTOS Introduction to Health Sciences Level 4
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge, skill and competence in a broad range of personal skills which enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.
This course offers a practical and theoretical introduction to the world of nursing, community care, gyms, sports coaching, health related care settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, retirement facilities or in clients’ own homes. Using it as a stepping stone for Further Education studies in Year 2, graduates could apply for related courses in Health and Health Care in WCFE
QQI General Learning – 4M2010
Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
Please see course details for minimum age requirements
Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives
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 under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.
|English And Communications Level 4||Communications (4N0689)||QQI|
|Computer Applications||Computer Applications (4N1112)||QQI|
|Food And Nutrition||Food & Nutrition (4N2830)||QQI|
|Information Technology Skills||Information Technology Skills (4N1125)||QQI|
|Personal Effectiveness||Personal Effectiveness (4N1132)||QQI|
|Work Experience||Work Experience (4N1168)||QQI|
|Workplace Safety||Workplace Safety (4N1124)||QQI|
|English As A Second Language||English as a Second Language (4N1180)||QQI|
|Human Biology||Human Biology (4N2910)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have acquired a broad range of personal skills which will enable personal development and active citizenship, and/or to progress to employment and/or further education or training.
It will also set our Graduates up with an excellent knowledge base for Year Two when they will select their next direction of study for a QQI Level 5 qualification in one of the following areas within WCFE:
• Healthcare Support
• Pharmacy Technician
• Fitness & Health
• Sports & Recreation
• Physiology & Massage