Course Description

Healthcare Assistant course



This Healthcare Assistant course provides a recognised qualification for healthcare workers, currently in employment and those seeking to work in this sector. This Healthcare Support Award is one of the Department of Health and Children’s recommended qualifications for Healthcare Assistants working in the public and private sector. In addition, the newly published National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People require all newly recruited care staff and those in posts less than one year, to commence training to Level 5 QQI or equivalent within two years of taking up employment. This course is the passport to work in the healthcare sector

Training ProviderDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryCare Assistance, Healthcare & Medicine
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQI Award Healthcare Support (5M4339)
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsOne of the following: • Leaving Certificate Established/ LCVP • Leaving Certificate Applied • Relevant QQI Level 4 Award • Mature applicants are welcome For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, please contact DFEi.
Carear PathEmployers actively seek DFEi graduates for employment, as support workers, healthcare assistants in the public and private sectors, nursing homes, hospitals, agencies and community care.
Phone012809676
Course Code5M4339
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute



17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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