Dun Laoghaire Further Education InstituteHealthcare Assistant Level 5

Healthcare Assistant Level 5

South Dublin County
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This course provides a recognised qualification for healthcare workers, currently in employment and those seeking to work in this sector.

The Healthcare Support Certificate is the Department of Health and Children’s recommended qualification for all Healthcare Assistants working in the public and private sector.

The newly published National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People require all newly recruited care staff and those in posts less than one year, to commence training to QQI (FETAC) Level 5 or equivalent within two years of taking up employment. This course is the passport for DFEi learners who wish to work in the healthcare sector.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate/LCVP
Leaving Certificate Applied
Relevant QQI (FETAC) Level 4 Award
Mature Applicants

For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, please contact DFEi

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