Certificate in Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 (5N4339) – 2 Years Part Time
This course will give the skills needed to gain employment in the healthcare industry, or to progress onto Level 6 major award in further education. The two year part time course is suitable for anyone wanting to upskill, while participating on a CE Scheme or working in the sector. Learners that wish to work as a healthcare assistant in a specialized area will have the opportunity by completing this major award.
Learners will complete all of the minor award modules listed below over two years.
- Care Support
- Safety and Health at Work
- Care Skills
- Work Experience
- Human Growth and Development OR Anatomy and Physiology
- Child Health and Well Being
- Maternity Care Support
*Modules subject to change
To be BTEI eligible, applicants must be in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course. Participants on CE schemes or TUS may apply also.
Successful learners may progress on to Level 6 or Further Education.
This is an area of study that offers excellent career opportunities in healthcare.
2 years part time programme (Autumn – May)
*All BTEI applicants in receipt of, or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course will be eligible to have the *tuition wavered through the European Social Fund.
The aim is to give participants an opportunity to combine a return to learning with family, work and other responsibilities
Participants signing on for credits, on CE schemes or TUS may apply also.
All students who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are able to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.
ALL Students must apply for Garda Clearance.
How to Apply
Click ‘Apply Now’ at the top of this page
Apply by selecting ‘Department Choice 1’ → ‘BTEI Courses’ and ‘Course Choice 1’ → ‘Healthcare Paediatric Support’ (BTEI part time course)’
BTEI Coordinator: Helen.OMahony@cdcfe.cdetb.ie