Successful completion of this course provides a recognised qualification necessary for working as a Health Care Assistant in a variety of settings, including hospitals, day and residential care and the home. The course equips the carer with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in this rewarding role as a member of the care team. It is suitable for those wishing to embark on a career in caring and those already working in the sector who wish to gain a recognised qualification. It is made up of 8 components and each carries a value of 15 credits, giving a total of 120 credits for the full award. Three components will be offered each term, 8 components must be completed to achieve a full award. In order to achieve this award, it is essential to undertake 150 hours of work experience. Prior to beginning Work Experience all learners must have completed the Care Skills module of this award, undertaken a course in Patient Handling/Client Moving and have been successfully Garda Vetted through Mallow College.
Times: 00:00 to 00:00
Duration: 2 Years, part-time
Starting: Monday, 29 January 2018
Cost: €0.00 (€15 off online)
- 5N0758 Care Support.
- 5N1794 Safety and Health at work.
- 5N2770 Care Skills.
- 5N0690 Communications.
- 5N1356 Work Experience.
- 5N3734 Infection Prevention and Control.
- 5N2706 Care of the Older Person.
- 5N3769 Palliative Care.
- 5N3707 Activities of the Living Patient Care.
- Modules subject to change
- Pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
- This requirement does not apply to mature learners.
Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2018 will take place at on Monday 15th January 2018 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.
- QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.
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