A full-time course offering a practical and theoretical introduction to the world of nursing, community care and healthrelated careers.
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
●Five O6/H7 Leaving Certificate subjects which include both Mathematics and one Science subject.
●Successful completion of interview.
●Garda vetting is a requirement on place acceptance.
●QQI Level 5 – Nursing Studies (5M4349)
Work experience placement in a related vocational area is an integral part of this course. It will consist of one block placement and day release (dates to be specified by the college). Students must obtain work experience themselves.
●The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third-level institutions.
●In addition, successful completion of this course may facilitate progression to cognate programmes at a number of UK universities.
●Progression links exist for Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Applied Heath Care in WIT in Waterford.
●Specific progression links are available with WIT and Carlow for this course (see page 47 of brochure).
Students wishing to apply for Level 8 nursing programmes in Ireland must satisfy the minimum requirements of The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. (NMBI) (www.nursingcareers.ie)
●Anatomy and Physiology
●Nursing Theory and Practice
●Human Growth & Development
●Care, Provision and Practice
●First Aid Responder
●Manual Handling and People Handling Training
●Level 7 – BSc in Applied Healthcare, WIT