Healthcare Support Course (QQI Level 5): For Employees in the Private Healthcare Sector (live online classes)

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

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

Course Details

  • Category: QQI Healthcare Support Course (Level 5)
  • Venue: online
  • Duration: Months: 6
  • Provider: Leading Healthcare Providers Skillnet
  • Skillnet Members Price: €750.00
  • Unemployed: No
  • Accreditation: QQI
  • Award: QQI Major award,Level 5
  • Credits/CEU's: 120
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  • Status:
      Employed / Employer in Private Healthcare sector.
  • Nature of Enquiry:  
      I wish to enrol multiple people on this course   
      I wish to enquire about in-house training   
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