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Health Service Skills QQI Level 5

Objective of Course:

This programme is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of those wishing to work in the Healthcare area, in particular Nursing Homes or in the hospital services as healthcare assistants, carers or persons interested in working with people with special needs.

QQI Level 5 Award Code 5M3782

Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate or equivalent, or Mature students, or work experience in a relevant area in lieu of qualification together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care. This course requires students to have Current Cork ETB Garda Vetting clearance.   Students must obtain their own work placement.

PLEASE NOTE THAT Patient/Manual Handling are not offered in this course.

The college will offer the following modules in September 2017/January 2018 subject to sufficient numbers enrolling

Module Name QQI Code Type of Module Commencement Date
September 2017 Modules 12 week Duration
Work Experience & Communications 5N1356


Compulsory Mon 18th Sept. 2017


Care Support 5N0758 Compulsory Tues 19th Sept. 2017


Care Skills 5N2770 Optional Tues 19th Sept. 2017


Care of the Older Person 5N2706 Optional Wed 20th Sept. 2017


Safety & Health At Work* 5N1794 Optional Wed 20th Sept. 2017


January 2018 Modules 12 week Duration
Care Support 5N0758 Compulsory Mon 22nd Jan. 2018


Care Skills 5N2770 Optional Mon 22nd Jan. 2018


Infection Prevention

& Control

5N3734 Compulsory Tues 23rd Jan. 2018


Palliative Care Support 5N3769 Optional Tues 23rd Jan. 2018


Care of the Older Person 5N2706 Optional Weds 24th Jan. 2018