Course Description

Healthcare Paediatric Support QQI Level 5 (BTEI)

Certificate in Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 (5N4339) – 2 Years Part Time

This part-time two-year course will develop learners to gain employment in the healthcare industry, or to progress onto Level 6 major award in further education. The part time course two-year course is suitable for anyone wanting to upskill while participating on a CEScheme, or working in the sector. Learners that wish to work as a healthcare assistant in a specialize area that is suited to them will be able to do so by completing this major award.

The course will also be able to bridge the gap between employees and education so learners can have access difference pathways.

Course Content*

Learners will complete all of the minor award modules listed below over two years.

  • Care Support
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Care Skills
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Human Growth and Development OR Anatomy and Physiology
  • Child Health and Well Being
  • Maternity Care Support

*Modules subject to change

CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationCoolock, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 17
Course CategoryPatient Care, Healthcare & Medicine
Course TypeIn-house Training
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsHealthcare Paediatric Support (BTEI)
Course Duration2 years part time
Course Time2 years part time programme (Autumn – May)
Course Fee€250
Entry RequirementsTo be BTEI eligible, applicants must be in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course. Participants on CE schemes or TUS may apply also.
Carear PathThis is an area of study that offers excellent career opportunities in healthcare.
Course Code5N4339
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Coolock, Dublin
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