Course Description

Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 (includes Care Skills & Care of the Older Person)

Marino College



Course Duration: 2 years  -September 2019/ May 2020 Yr 1 and   September 2020/May 2021 Yr2
Tuesday night 6.30 – 9.30 pm

Manual Handling Certificate included  – Wednesday 6.30 – 9.00. ( 2 evenings ) Dates to be arranged (Term 1 in Year 1 only).

Course Fee: €595 per year (This includes assessment registration with QQI)

Proposed Start Date: Tuesday 17th September, 2019

Course Structure

Year 1:

  •  Care Skills   (5N2770)
  • Care of the Older Person   (5N2706)
  • Care Support    (5N0758)
  •  Nutrition    (5N2006)

Year 2

  •  Work Experience 5N1356
  •  Recovery in Mental Health 5N3773
  • Communications 5N0690
  • Safety and Health at Work 5N1794

Participant Criteria:

 Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent. However, applications will also be considered from
people without these qualifications.
 Students are required to complete Work Experience – 50 hours per term, which they must
arrange themselves. Ideally, Work Experience should be a minimum of one day per week for
the duration of the course (September / May).
 Students must undergo Garda Vetting which is mandatory to work in a Healthcare setting, either through the College or directly through their work experience placement. Alternatively, will already have acquired Garda Vetting through their current place of related employment.

Certification:
QQI Level 5 Modular Certification on successful completion of Year 1. Full QQI Level 5 Healthcare
Support Major Award on successful completion of Year 2.

Students who successfully complete Year 1  are automatically accepted onto year 2.
Applicants will be invited to attend an Induction Meeting with the course tutor prior to
enrolment. This meeting will take place on Monday 10th or Tuesday 11th September between 6.00p.m and 8.00pm.

Application forms are available from the college and must be completed and returned to us by Monday 9th September, 2019


Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 04
College Name Marino College
Course Category Health Care, Healthcare
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Marino, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 17th September 2019
Course End Date 4th May 2021
Course Fee €595 per annum
Course Duration 2 year course,
Course Times Year 1 Tuesday 6.30 - 9.30pm Year 2 Tuesday 6.30- 9.30pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Healthcare Support QQI Level5
Entry Requirements  Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent. However, applications will also be considered from people without these qualifications.  Students are required to complete Work Experience – 50 hours per term, which they must arrange themselves. Ideally, Work Experience should be a minimum of one day per week for the duration of the course (September / May).  Students must undergo Garda Vetting either through the College or directly through their work experience placement. Alternatively already have acquired Garda Vetting through their current place of related employment.
Career Path Learners who successfully complete this award will be qualified to seek employment as Healthcare Support/Care workers in relevant settings such as Nursing Homes, Home Carers etc.
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Course Provider

Marino College



01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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