Is for individuals who are…
Interested in achieving the QQI Palliative Care Support Level 5 Award and gain the knowledge, skills, and competence to address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner.
A Qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work as part of a team in a palliative care setting as a Care Assistant. A career path with opportunities for progression to further and higher education.
Build Your Path To Success
01. Achieve the Palliative Care Support Award
Dorset College is Accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
02. Make Things Happen
Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in Palliative Care Support that will enable you to provide professional support in your role as a Care Assistant and progress academically.
03. Our Team of Teachers
Learn from highly qualified and experienced teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills, and competence required to work effectively in this field.
- Leaving Certificate standard or QQI/FET Level 4/5 Qualification or equivalent
- Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience
- English Language Proficiency Test where deemed appropriate or an IELTS score of 5.0
Work Experience: 20 Hours Mandatory
QQI Palliative Care Support Certificate Level 5