Health Service Skills

Course Description

15372 - LEVEL 5 HEALTH SERVICE SKILLS AWARD (5M3782) ONE YEAR

This programme will enable the student to develop the knowledge, skills and experience to be employed as a healthcare worker in acute or long-term residential care settings.

APPLICANTS FOR THIS COURSE WILL NOW BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST 

Course Content

  • Care Skills
  • Care Support
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Person Centred Focus to Disability
  • Nursing Theory and Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Please note that the combination of components outlined above may be subject to revision.

Certification

QQI Health Service Skills Award: 5M3782

Progression / Employment

Students will be eligible for employment in a wide range of care settings.

Students may be eligible to apply to Third Level Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme.  Links to third level from Health Service Skills 5M3782

Entry Requirements

Ordinary Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent. All applicants must have two references relevant to social care and are subject to individual and group interviews. Applications are welcome from mature students with relevant experience.


Please download the Garda Vetting Application Form and bring the completed form to your interview.

Parent/Guardian consent form (for students who are under 18)