Course Description



This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for work with people in a hospital, respite care, social care, community development or residential setting. The healthcare worker needs the social, communication and caring skills to work with individuals and groups. Healthcare Skills will lay a foundation for these skills and provide the work experience to put learning into practice. This programme is ideal for school leavers and experienced mature persons seeking a formal education. The aim of the course is to provide the human skills necessary for a career in the general healthcare area.

Course Content

The following modules will be offered:

  • Care Support
  • Care Skills
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Social Studies
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Nutrition
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience

 

 


Course Code 5M3782
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Care Assistance, Health Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 10th September 2018
Course End Date 17th May 2019
Course Duration One Year
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements Leaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie
Career Path Graduates may pursue honours degree courses in many of the colleges around the country such as DCU, IT Carlow, Marino, St Angela’s or ordinary degrees in many of the IT colleges in the country. Graduates may alternatively seek immediate employment in a range of hospitals, community care, nursing homes and health care initiatives. The qualification can also be used for entry into third level courses in the Social Care/Social Studies area. This course will also help you to seek out links to degree programmes in the UK.
For information about Dunboyne College of Further Education, please visit our college page on www.nightcourses.com by clicking here.

Course Provider

Dunboyne College of Further Education



01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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