QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant

QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant

7th October 2019
9:30 am

James O Keeffe Institute
Places remaining: 5
Cost: FREE

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Course Name: QQI Level 5 Health Care Assistant

Start Date: 7th October

Day of the Week: Monday to Thursday

Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm

Duration: 4 days per week

Venue: James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork

Tuition Fee: Free to anyone in receipt of a social welfare payment

Successful graduates will be awarded the following:

  • FETAC Level 5 Certificate in: Healthcare Support OR Nursing Studies  (Major Award 8 Modules)


Course Modules:

  • Care of the Older Person
  • Care Skills
  • Communications
  • Infection, Prevention & Control
  • Care Support
  • Palliative Care
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Work Experience


Who should participate in this course?
Healthcare Support certificate:

Learners who are looking to pursue a career as a Health Care Assistant in a hospital or nursing home.

It is anticipated in the sector that this award will be the minimum qualification for Healthcare Assistants.

Nursing Studies certificate:

Learners who are looking to pursue further third level studies with a view to becoming a qualified nurse.

Learners wishing to gain additional points for their CAO entry onto a nursing degree programme.


General Aims
The course aims to prepare learners for a career both here in Ireland and abroad by:

·         Facilitating an understanding of the needs of the older person in relation to the maintenance of their independence, dignity, respect, self esteem and choice

·         Developing communication, intellectual, practical and caring skills to respond effectively and with empathy to the needs of the older person

·         Creating an understanding of current and emerging legislation that applies to the care of the older person

·         Raising awareness of the need for personal and professional development while working with older people and their families

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.