This course gives students the skills necessary to work as care assistants in a variety of healthcare settings or progression to further study through the Higher Education Links Scheme.
One year, full time.
- Care Skills (5N2770)
- Care Support (5N0758)
- Safety and Health at Work (5N1794)
- Nutrition (5N2006)
- Nursing Theory and Practice (5N4325)
- Care of the Older Person (5N2706)
- Work Experience (5N1356)
- Communications (5N0690)
- Intellectual Disability Studies (5N1652)
NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI (5M4339 Healthcare Support)
Students may find employment as Care Assistants in a variety of settings (hospitals, nursing homes, residential homes, day-care centres or in client’s own homes). Progression to Third Level via the Higher Links Scheme is also an option.