Healthcare Support 5M4339

This course teaches learners the necessary skills to work as care assistants in a variety of healthcare settings.  There is the option of doing stand-alone modules or completing all eight modules to work towards a major award in Healthcare Support.  To achieve the overall major award learners must complete 150 hours of work experience.

Module Start Date Alternative Start Date
Intellectual Disability Studies Sept. 2019    
Care Skills Sept. 2019 Sept. 2020
Team Working Nov. 2019 Nov. 2020
Care Support Nov. 2019 Nov. 2020
Care of the Older Person Jan. 2020 Jan. 2021
Safety & Health at Work Jan. 2020 Jan. 2021
Infection Prevention & Control April 2020 April 2021
Work Experience April 2020 April 2021
Palliative Care Sept. 2020  


Additional course available

People Moving and Handling                      Full Day Saturday TBC                                                    



Evenings Part-time

Each module - Monday & Wednesday 6:30-9:30pm for 7 weeks


Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent.  If learners do not have leaving certificate or equivalent, they will have to do an assessment

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