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Community and Health Services 5M4468
What is community and healthcare?
This one year course will aim to prepare participants for work with people in a hospital, respite care, social care, community development or residential setting. The healthcare worker needs the social, communication and caring skills to work with individuals and groups. Community and Healthcare will lay a foundation for these skills and provide the work experience to put learning into practice.
This programme is ideal for both school leavers and experienced mature persons seeking a formal education. The aim of the course is to provide the academic and practical foundation for entry into nursing training as well as the social and human skills necessary for a career in the general healthcare area.
The following modules are offered subject to availability and demand:
• Care for the Older Person
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Social Studies
• Safety and Health at Work
• Care Provision and Practice
• Nursing Theory and Practice
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Human Growth and Development
QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills 5M3782
Graduates may pursue a certificate or degree in many of the IT colleges around the country or may alternatively seek immediate employment in a range of hospitals, community care, nursing homes and health care initiatives. The qualification can also be used for entry into third level courses in the Social Care / Social Studies area. This course will also help you to seek out links to degree programmes in the UK.
• Leaving Cert, LCVP or LCA
• Mature Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
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