5M4339 Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 Award

Eye contactEnrolling components for the full QQI award.

Successful completion of this course provides a recognised qualification necessary for working as a health care assistant in a variety of settings, including hospitals, day and residential care and the home. The course equips the carer with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in this rewarding role as a member of the care team. It is suitable for those wishing to embark on a career in caring and those already working in the sector who wish to gain a recognised qualification.

It is made up of 8 components and each carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award. Three components will be offered each term, 8 components must be completed to achieve a full award.

Mandatory Modules

  • Care Home Qualifications - Now enrolling for Tuesdays and Wednesdays.Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €300* (€217 conc.)Care Skills &… details ...
  • Care Skills - Now enrolling for Wednesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 02 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.) Care Skills QQI… details ...
  • Care Support - Now enrolling for Thursdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 03 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.) Care Support QQI… details ...
  • Safety & Health at Work - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Safety and Health at… details ...
  • Work Experience & Communications - Now enrolling for Wednesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 02 February for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.)Work Experience and Communications… details ...

Elective Modules

  • Care of the Older Person - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.) Care of the… details ...
  • Child Development - Now enrolling for Mondays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 31 January for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Child Development QQI Level… details ...
  • Child Health & Well Being - Now enrolling for Wednesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 02 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Child Health and Well… details ...
  • Education & Play - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Early Childhood Education and… details ...
  • Infection Prevention & Control - Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 03 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.) Infection Prevention and Control QQI Level 5… details ...
  • Intellectual Disability - Now enrolling for Tuesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 01 February for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)Intellectual Disabilities Studies QQI… details ...
  • Nutrition - Now enrolling for Wednesdays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 02 February for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.)Nutrition QQI Level 5… details ...
  • Word Processing - Now enrolling for Mondays. Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 31 January for 12 weeks. €190* (€140 conc.) Word Processing QQI… details ...
For modules running next term please refer to the individual component awards listed below or head to nightschool.ie/tag/5m4339.

QQI Specification

For the official specification of required awards refer to the qualification details for QQI 5M4339 Healthcare Support, Level 5.

Award

QQI 5M4339 Healthcare Support, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

    Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5M4339 Healthcare Support, Level 5

    Course Requirements

    • Learners must be aged 18 and over.
    • A pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard.
    • Or relevant work and life experience for mature students.
    • For work experience (150 hours) all learners must have completed patient handling/client moving and Garda vetting through the College.
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