Healthcare Support Worker Level 5 Award

Start Date: 17th August 2017
Duration: 30 Weeks
Time: 1 day per week in class
Price: €55 per week D.S.P. funding available to those eligible

Preferred entry requirement to the course: Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate, or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life & work experience.

This course will prepare learners to work as Healthcare Assistants in nursing homes and hospitals:

  • Compulsory Modules:
  • Communications
  • Care Skills
  • Care Support
  • Safety & Health in the Workplace
  • Work Experience

Additional Modules:

  • Occupational First Aid
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Care of the Older Person

Additional modules can vary.
Learners who have completed a module in Practical Homecare Skills will receive an exemption from one of the additional modules.