QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support (8 QQI Level 5 Component Certificates)
BLS (Basic Life Support) including CPR Certificate
Certificate in People Moving and Handling
The programme aims to provide learners with all the skills and knowledge necessary to work as healthcare assistants in hospitals, nursing homes, day care centres and in home care.
A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent QQI Certificate. Mature applicants with relevant life/work experience. Proficiency in English language and IELTS score of 5 recommended.
Work Experience Requirements:
Learners must complete 240 hours’ work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital or day care centre.