Healthcare Support – QQI Level 5- BTEI – New Ross

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Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work independently and under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to higher education and training.


Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required. Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.


Title Award Awarding Body
Safety And Health At Work Safety & Health at Work (5N1794) QQI
Care Skills Care Skills (5N2770) QQI
Care Support Care Support (5N0758) QQI





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Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost Contact provider for eligibility & costs
  • Course Length 2 years - Part time
  • Start date September


Healthcare Support – QQI Level 5- BTEI – New Ross
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