Nursing Studies

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FETAC(QQI) Course Code: 5M4349
Course Details:
Entry Requirements:   Leaving Certificate (or equivalent)

No academic requirements for over 23s

Places are offered following successful interview (May and September)

Successful candidates must have received 3 doses of the Hepatitis B vaccine and their Garda Clearance Certificate before commencing work experience

Duration:    1 year, full time
Award:    FETAC(QQI) Level 5

Manual & Patient Handling Certificate
Course Director:    Ellen Noctor

Course Content:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Care Provision & Practice
  • Communications
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Nursing Theory & Practice
  • Manual & Patient Handling
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Social Studies
  • Work Experience


The student must spend a minimum of 30 days on work experience placement during the academic year.

Course Fees:
€550 fee applies which includes:
Occupational First Aid training,
Manual & Patient Handling training,
Three Uniform Tunics,
Course Textbooks
Materials Fee.
€200 Government levy
(exemptions for Medical Card, Grant, BTEI or VTOS)
FETAC(QQI) examination fee not included



Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost 550 approx.
  • Course Length 1 year
  • Start date September
  • Time Day time


Nursing Studies
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