*Healthcare Support Course (QQI Level 5, Major Award) for Unemployed Participants QQI Healthcare Support Course (Level 5)
Course Details
  • Duration:Months: 6
  • Location:Nationwide
  • Code:5m4339

Venue: TBA

Provider: LHP Skillnet

Skillnet Members Price: NA

Unemployed: Yes

Course Description:

The certificate in Healthcare Support (QQI Level 5, Major Award) has become the industry-standard qualification for anyone wishing to work as a Healthcare Assistant in the Republic of Ireland. This qualification can only be conferred upon a student who has completed 8 modules from a list specified by the national awards body Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).

Some of these modules are mandatory - and are therefore the same for every provider - whereas others are optional. We provide training in the following 8 modules:

1. Communication

2. Safety & Health at Work

3. Care Support

4. Care Skills

5. Care of the Older Person

6. Palliative Care

7. Infection Prevention and Control

8. Work Practice

Further info for the unemployed

Eligibility criteria for unemployed

  • Who should attend: Anyone who has a genuine interest in working in healthcare as a healthcare assistant and meets eligibility criteria.
  • Accreditation:QQI
  • Award:QQI Major award,Level 5

Course Aim:

The purpose of this QQI Level 5 Major Award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work in a variety of healthcare settings. Possession of this qualification will also enable you to progress to further, higher education and training.

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  • Trainer Name: To be confirmed
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