Healthcare Assistant and English (ESOL) (VTOS)
Learners work towards the QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills major award while also developing their English language skills. If you are over 21 and 6 months unemployed you may be eligible for VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme). This scheme gives unemployed adults over 21 the opportunity of returning to full time education, while retaining their benefit.
- Care Skills
- Care Support
- Care of the Older Person
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Health and Safety at Work
- Word Processing
- Customer Service
- Work Experience
- English as a 2nd Language
Modules are subject to change
There is a strong emphasis on improving English Language skills
First aid and manual handling training is provided.
Please note that due to the impact Covid-19 social distancing restrictions this course will include elements of blended learning.
QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills Award 5M3782
Opportunity to sit internationally recognised English language exams (Cambridge) - subject to change
Progression / Employment
Students will be eligible for employment in a wide range of care settings.
Applicants will be asked to provide two written references.
Applicants will be required to take an English Language assessment.
Garda Vetting must be completed at registration in September.