Health Care Support 5M4339 QQI Level 5 Award

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HOSPITAL SON ESPASES by M.G.N. – Marcel @Flickr

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. In order to achieve this award, it is essential to undertake 150 hours of work experience. Prior to beginning work experience all learners must have completed the care skills module of this award, undertaken a course in patient handling/client moving and have been successfully Garda vetted through Mallow College.

Night: Monday

Duration: 2 Years, part-time

Starting: Monday, 28 January 2019

Cost: Contact us for more information.


QQI 5M4339 Level 5


Entry Requirements

  • Pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • This requirement does not apply to mature learners.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

More Information

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