Professional Body Courses

Healthcare Support Level 5

QQI-Health Care support – 5M4339

Eight modules must be completed to achieve a full QQI Level 5 Major Award

Modules can be completed on a stand-alone basis.

Module 1 Care of the Older person                5N2706                        €200

Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • demonstrate good work practices in the provision of individualised holistic care for older people
  • understand the concept of the ageing process
  • be able to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings
  • enhance the quality of life of the older person.

Module 2 Care Skills                                             5N2770                        €200

Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • recognise the personal care needs of clients
  • respond effectively to clients’ individual needs, with their involvement and use of choice
  • acquire practical skills in the area of client personal care
  • maintain a safe, healthy and hygienic environment for clients.

Additional charge of €50 euro per full certificate issued.  €20 per individual certificate. 2/3 modules can be included on each certificate. Some exemptions may apply

This Course will be tutored and QQI validated by Healthcare Training Solutions

Who should complete this course?

The Healthcare Support Course is designed to give those wishing to work in the healthcare system a thorough grounding in the necessary skills. The course is relevant and highly practical, with each module focusing on a specific area of care.

The course aims to prepare learners for a career both  in Ireland and internationally by:

  • Facilitating an understanding of the needs of the older person in relation to the maintenance of their independence, dignity, respect, self esteem and choice.
  • Developing communication, intellectual, practical and caring skills to respond effectively and with empathy to the needs of the older person.
  • Creating an understanding of current and emerging legislation that applies to the care of the older person.
  • Raising awareness of the need for personal and professional development while working with older people and their families.

Whether planning to work in hospitals, in the community or in residential care, learners will find stimulating and functional modules with knowledge which can easily be applied to the workplace.

QQI accredited course means that students gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification.

Details on how to Enrol – Click Here for Enrolment.

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