Health Service Skills

Area:
Westmeath
Price: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Type:
PLC and Further Education
Times:
One Academic Year

Course description

HEALTH SERVICES SKILLS (5M3782)

This Health Service Skills course enables the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings.  This enables them to enhance their role in service provision to service users or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

COURSE CONTENT

Care Support, Infection Prevention and Control, Communications, Work Experience, Care of the Older Person,  Care Skills, Social Studies, Human Growth and Development, Safety and Health at Work.

WORKSHOPS/FIELD TRIPS

Team Building and Leadership
Manual Handling
Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Family Resource Center
Suicide Awareness
Mental Health
Community Police
The Travelling Community
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

On successful completion of the Level 5 Health Services Skills Course, students may seek employment in the field of community work.  The course is also aimed at learners who wish to pursue further studies in this area.  They can also apply through CAO and UCAS.

 

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FOR THIS COURSE

Moate Business College
6M4978: Advanced Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management  Skills(Level 6)

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL765: Applied Social Studies in Social Care (Level 7)
AL680: BA Honours in Social Care Practice (Level 8)

Waterford Institute of Technology
WD124 Health Promotion (Level 8)
WD192 Social Care Practice (Level 8)

Institute of Technology Tralee

TL781 Social Care Practice (Level 7)

TL881 Social Care (Level 8)

Sligo Institute of Technology
SG243 Social Care Practice (Level 8)
SG435 Health Science and Physiology (Level 7)

GMIT
GA879 Applied Social Studies (Castlebar) (Level 7)

Carlow Institute of Technology
CW758 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (Level 8)
CW788 Youth and Community Work (Level 8)
CW717 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) Level 8
CW017 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) – Wexford (Level 7)

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:
• QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services – 5M4468

Applications are especially welcome from mature students

GRANTS

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie


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