‘Students must complete 150 hours of work placement in a Registered Setting (HIQA) for Healthcare Support, or 120 hours of work placement in a Registered Early Years Setting (TUSLA) for Childcare, in order to attain the Work Experience module.  Students must pass both sections of the Work Experience module in order to gain the final award.  Placement contact is required to complete coursework in most modules.  These modules are compulsory.

Students are required to have current Cork ETB Garda Vetting clearance in order to gain Work Placement, and also to complete other specified training requirements before undertaking Work Placement.  Manual and Patient Handling are not included as part of this course.  PLEASE NOTE STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN THEIR OWN WORK PLACEMENT IN A REGISTERED SETTING, AS SPECIFIED ABOVE.’