Healthcare Support 5M4339 YEAR 2 – 290709
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.
This is the second year of the programme and it is part-time.
Attendance on Monday and Friday in class. Work Experience every Wednesday.
Garda clearance will be necessary for work experience.
No particular educational qualification is necessary for applicants, but all students are assessed as to their suitability for study at level 5.
Applicants who pass the assessment are interviewed.
- Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
- Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
- Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
|Work Experience||Work Experience (5N1356)||QQI|
|Safety And Health At Work||Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)||QQI|
|Care Of Older Person||Care of the Older Person (5N2706)||QQI|
|Care Skills||Care Skills (5N2770)||QQI|
|Care Support||Care Support (5N0758)||QQI|
|Human Growth And Development||Human Growth & Development (5N1279)||QQI|
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.
BTEI eligibility: must be in receipt of a social welfare payment or medical card or early school leaver.