HEALTH SERVICE SKILLS (Evening)


Award Purpose
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings to enhance their role in service provision to service users or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Please refer to Programme Descriptor for Programme Aims and Objectives

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
  • 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

FURTHER DETAILS

Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes associated with this award are outlined in the associated Component Specifications.