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Healthcare Support, Blended Learning

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QQI Level 5


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Healthcare Support, Blended Learning

New Government regulations stipulate that a QQI Level 5 qualification will be the minimum requirement for an individual to work within the Healthcare sector; this Major Level 5 Award will enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision in providing support in a variety of healthcare settings including and not limited to nursing homes, hospitals and home help support. It also allows the learner to progress to further higher education and training.

Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support (5M4339)

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

This is a blended learning course which is a combination of distancen learning home study and supported workshops.  Please see a schedule of workshops here.

Practical Experience

A minimum of 100 hours practical work experience in a healthcare setting will be required to successfully complete this course.

Mandatory Modules:

Unit 1: Care Support
Unit 2: Safety and Health at Work
Unit 3: Care Skills
Unit 4: Communications
Unit 5: Work Experience
Unit 6: Anatomy and Physiology
Unit 7: Human Growth and Development
Unit 8: Care of the Older Person
Unit 9: Infection Prevention and Control

Course price €1499

Protection for Learners €80




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DLHCSL518 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

students can commence distance learning at any time
9.30am - 4.30pm
€1499 Book Now
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