Course Code: 5M2786

Course Delivery:

Part-Time


Qualifications:

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Community Care (8 QQI Level 5 Component Certificates)

Course Units

CODE MODULE LEVEL
5N2770 CARE SKILLS 5
5N0749 CARE OF THE OLDER PERSON 5
5N1794 SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK 5
5N0690 COMMUNICATIONS 5
5N1356 WORK EXPERIENCE 5
5N0754 PSYCHOLOGY 5
5N1279 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 5
5N1370 SOCIAL STUDIES 5

Course Fee Information:

WE ARE OPEN FOR ENROLLMENTS ON THIS COURSE

Pay In Full – €1,395

Pay in Instalments – €1,500

(€375 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €375 starting when the course begins)

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Entry Requirements:

Continuous Assessment

Learners must complete 240 hours’ work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital or day care centre. Students may need to complete a patient moving and handling course and basic first aid responder course prior to starting their work placement.

No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience.  Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject).
Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications.

Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +).  Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study.  Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.

Assessment / Examinations:

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent education or experience. Proficiency in English language.

Location & date:

Subject to change*

Location Cut-Off Starts Weekday Tuesday Time Duration
Cork City Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Dublin 2 City Centre Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Dundrum Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Galway City Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Letterkenny Town Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Limerick City Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks
Tralee Town Open for Enrolling 5th October 2021 Tuesday & Thursday (Online Webinar) 6.30pm-9.30pm 32 Weeks

*Thursday is a 2 hour online webinar