Certificate in Healthcare Support

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BTEI courses are part-time and learners are required to organise their work experience outside of class time. Ideally you should have at least one day’s work per week throughout the programme.

Garda vetting is a mandatory requirement.

First term (September – December) will include Computer Skills & Study Skills in preparation for Level 5. You will need a sufficient level of English to join this course.

Duration: September 2021 to June 2023

One day per week 10.00 – 1.00 & 1.30 – 4.30  (Tuesday)

A minimum of eight Level 5 components are required to achieve the Major Award. This must include the five mandatory components and at least three electives.

Mandatory: Elective:
Care Skills 5N2770 Palliative Care Support 5N3769
Care Support 5N0758 Care of the Older Person 5N2706
Work Experience 5N1356 Infection Prevention & Control 5N3734
Safety & Health 5N1794 Understanding Mental Health 5N3772
Communications 5N0690 Intellectual Disability Studies 5N1652



  • Address WWETB Adult Education Centre, Oznam Street, Waterford
  • Phone 051 857611
  • Emailangimeegan@wwetb.ie
  • Category Medical & Healthcare
  • Location Waterford City

Course Information

Course Information
  • Start date September 2021


Certificate in Healthcare Support
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Certificate in Healthcare Support
  • By Edyta Sienicka
  • Email: edytasienicka@wwetb.ie

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