HEALTHCARE SUPPORT (BALLINASLOE) (Part Time)



The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
  • 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.

COURSE CONTENT

Title Award Awarding 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
Care Support Care Support (5N0758) QQI
Pallative Care Palliative Care Support (5N3769) QQI
Infection Prevention And Control Infection Prevention & Control (5N3734) QQI
Activities Of Living Patient Care Activities of Living Patient Care (5N3707) QQI

FURTHER DETAILS

Learners will have acquired the knowledge skills and competencies in the theory and practice in this vocational area.