Course Code: 5M4339

Course Delivery:

Blended Online option – Live Webinars, recorded lectures and classroom sessions.

Learners will have support through contact with their online blended learning tutor by phone and by email throughout the duration of the course.

Our QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Course is perfect for those looking to work as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA). Our course aims to provide learners a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical skills necessary to succeed in their work. The course focuses on relevant modules that focus on a specific area of care.

This healthcare support course allows students to gain the knowledge and skill to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Students can also choose to progress to further or higher education. Whether learners want to work in the hospital, residential care, or community care, they will find that the modules are highly applicable in the workplace.

Achievement of this award will enable the learner to transfer to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the same level of the National Framework of Qualifications.


Qualifications:

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support (8 QQI Level 5 Component Certificates)

Course Units

CODE MODULE LEVEL
5N2770 CARE SKILLS 5
5N0758 CARE SUPPORT 5
5N1794 SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK 5
5N0690 COMMUNICATIONS 5
5N1356 WORK EXPERIENCE 5
5N0749 ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 5
5N1279 HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 5
5N4325 NURSING THEORY AND PRACTICE 5

Course Fee Information:

WE ARE OPEN FOR ENROLLMENTS ON THIS COURSE

Pay In Full – €895

Pay In Installments – €995

(€150 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €281.66 starting when the course begins)

Contact us to take all modules or sit individual single modules.

895.00

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Entry Requirements & Assessments

Entry Requirements

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent education or experience.  Proficiency in English language.

 

Continuous Assessment

Learners must complete 160 hours’ work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital or day care centre. Students may need to complete a patient moving and handling course and basic first aid responder course prior to starting their work placement.

*Unless otherwise stated all skills demonstrations/exams take place in our Dublin City Centre venue

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the course aims to prepare learners through the following:

  • Providing an understanding of the needs of the person in their care in relation to the maintenance of their dignity, respect, self-esteem, and choice
  • Demonstrating knowledge of a range of theories, practice, guidelines and legal requirements pertaining to Healthcare Support practice.
  • Evaluating and using information to plan, develop and implement appropriate Healthcare strategies in a variety of care settings whilst working under specific direction and supervision within a support capacity
  • Applying knowledge and skills within a range of varied and specific healthcare contexts in accordance with accepted guidelines and practice and legal requirements.
  • Demonstrating a broad range of practice, research, interpersonal and caring skills in providing Health Care Support to a wide range of client groups in a range of health care settings.

Location & date:

Location Cut-Off Starts Duration
Online 28th June 2020 28th June 2020 40 Weeks