BTEI

Healthcare Support QQI 5 – BTEI 2022B – 351370 – 1st Year PT

What is the aim of the programme?

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. Students are offered ESOL support and IT support if needed. All our students avail of free Career and Educational Guidance and Information service.

Work placement is a mandatory part of the course. Garda vetting required. 

Learning Outcomes: On completion of this Programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently and to progress to the second year of the course.

What is the course content and certification?

Title Award Awarding Body
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Anatomy And Physiology Anatomy & Physiology (5N0749) QQI
Nursing Theory And Practice Nursing Theory & Practice (5N4325) QQI
Word Processing Word Processing (5N1358) QQI

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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.
  • CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English.
  • 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.
  • Screening Process: Applicants are invited to an English reading and writing and numerical assessment regardless of previous education attainment. This assessment is called screening. Based on the outcome of this screening, applicants may be invited for interview, offered an alternative course to suit their learning needs, placed directly onto a course or referred to our Guidance Service.

How much does it cost?

There are no fees for people who fulfil one or more of the following criteria:

  • Adults who are in receipt of a social welfare payment; or
  • Adults who left school early; or
  • Adults who did not complete the Irish Leaving Certificate; or
  • Adults who have a valid medical card
  • Adults who are on credits.

When does it happen?

This course is part time, during the day and it takes place in Adult Education Centre Riversdale, Blanchardstown Road North, Dublin 15.

Starting Date 05/09/2022, Duration 34 weeks – Part time

*This course, times, dates and modules are subject to change.

How to apply?

Please apply though www.fetchcourses.ie clicking the link below before the start of term.

If the application deadline has passed and you still want to be considered for the next intake or put your name on a waiting list, please contact the Guidance and Information Office at 01-8200952.

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Our Adult Literacy and BTEI courses are co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020