Course Description

Disability & Care Support

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) (Formerly First Aid)
Certification in Patient Handling


Care Skills; Intellectual Disability Studies; Human Growth & Development; Care for the Older person;

Care Support; Infection prevention & control; Communications; Work Experience; Word Processing

CollegeKillester College of Further Education
Course LocationKillester, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 5
Course CategoryCare Assistance, Healthcare & Medicine
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCommunity Health Services
Course Start Date12th September 2022
Course End Date26th May 2023
Course Durationone academic year
Course TimeFull time
Course Fee380
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate/LCA QQI Level 4 Award Students who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered. (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning) Note: For the purposes of Work Experience placements, students must be 18 years and over by the 31st October in year of entry Applicants should note that some of the practical work on this course requires some physical effort. Consequently, students with any back problems or other injuries or conditions should discuss this matter with the course co-ordinator at enrolment
Carear PathThis course provides graduates with the knowledge and recognised skills that will deliver employment in community care, health centres, disability agencies, hospitals for older people and psychiatric hospitals. You may be interested to know that most of our students secure employment on successful completion of this course. Students may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the Higher Education Links Scheme. Past students have progressed onto Social Science in Maynooth, Education & Training in DCU and Occupational Therapy in the U.K.
Course Code5M4468
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Killester College of Further Education

Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

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Killester College of Further Education
Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21
Killester, Dublin
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