Course Description

Healthcare Assistant (Level 5)

This full-time programme, which commenced in September 2015, is available to both school leavers and mature students. It is designed to equip learners with the specialist knowledge and practical skills to pursue a career in the growing healthcare sector and work under supervision in hospitals, nursing homes, respite centres and centres for people with disabilities. It also serves as a platform for further study in applied social studies/social care.
There is a minimum 80% attendance requirement.
Care Provision and Practice
Human Growth and Development
Care of the Older Person
Work Experience
Safety and Health at Work
Care Skills
Care Support

CollegeCarlow Institute of Further Education
Course LocationCarlow
Course Category
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course FeePOA
Carear PathCommunity Care Assistant Hospital Care Assistant Nursing Home Care Disability Care Graduates from the programme are employed by the following organisations: Caremark NUA Health Care Bluebird Care Home Instead Senior Care Team HSE Intellectual Disability Services Nurses on Call Beechwood Nursing Home Noel Recruitment Delta Centre TTM Healthcare
Phone059 913 1187
Course Code5M2786
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