Healthcare Support

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This is a part-time two year course leading to a QQI level 5 Award in Healthcare Support.

This course is run on two nights per week over two academic years. Garda vetting and a placement organised by the student is required. Basic internet and word processing skills are required in order to complete assignments. Basic courses in internet and word processing will be provided where a student needs a refresh.

Modules include:

Care Support L5. Code 5N0758

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

Care Skills L5. Code 5N2770

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.

Care of the Older Person L5. Code 5N2706

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings.

Palliative Care Level 5. Code 5N3769

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to enable them to care for and address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner.

Food and Nutrition L4. Code 4N2830

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to make informed choices about food and diet.

Communications L5. Code 5N0690

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and nonverbally in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction.

Work Experience L5. Code 5N1356

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction.

****(Please note these run term to term, therefore new classes may commence in Sept or Jan only)*****

Contact:

Mary Upton         BTEI Coordinator  058 51407

Email: maryupton@wwetb.ie

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  • Course Length 2 Years
  • Start date September each year

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  • Email: johnwynne@wwetb.ie

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