QQI Level 5 – Healthcare Support 5N4339
This part-time two-year course will develop learners to gain employment in the healthcare industry, or to progress onto Level 6 major award in further education. The part time course two-year course is suitable for anyone wanting to upskill while participating on a CEScheme, or working in the sector. Learners that wish to work as a healthcare assistant in a specialize area that is suited to them will be able to do so by completing this major award.
The course will also be able to bridge the gap between employees and education so learners can have access difference pathways.
2 years part time programme (Autumn – May)
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.
How to Apply
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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