Healthcare Support Course (QQI Level 5): For Employees in the Private Healthcare Sector QQI Healthcare Support Course (Level 5)
Course Details
  • Duration:Months: 6
  • Venue: TBA

    Provider: Leading Healthcare Providers Skillnet

    Skillnet Members Price: €950.00

    Unemployed: No

    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 working in the private healthcare sector who has a genuine interest in working in healthcare as a healthcare assistant.
  • Accreditation:QQI
  • Award:QQI Major award,Level 5
  • Credits/CEU's:120

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 and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Trainer’s Profile

  • Trainer Name: To be confirmed
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