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Healthcare - Supervisory Management Skills

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Castlebar College of Further Education

Castlebar College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4978
QQI Award Code 6M4978 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This advanced QQI Level 6 course is aimed at those with a FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate, i.e. Nursing Studies, Healthcare Support, Applied Social Studies, or any other complimentary area to undertake further studies in Supervisory Management. This award enables the student to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to pursue Supervisory Management roles in the community or in a range of health service settings.

What will you Study?

Supervisory Management
Conflict Management
Communications
Work Experience
Health Promotion
Disability Awareness
Gerontology
Payroll Manual and Computerised
Spreadsheets
Person - Centered Planning
Word Processing
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M4978

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Further Research

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Accounts Team Leader   Chartered Secretary  
Business Consultant   Business Analyst  
Project Manager   Company Secretary  
Recruitment Consultant   Management Associate  
Business Adviser   Arts agent / Promoter  
Charity Officer   Management Consultant  
Industrial Relations Officer   Hotel General Manager  
General Manager   Financial Trader  
Financial Adviser   Managing Director  
Economist / Economist EU   Occupational Psychologist  
Equality Officer   Hospitality Manager  
Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP   HR Director - Human Resources  
Personnel Officer   Personnel Manager   
Occupational Hygienist   Human Resources / Personnel Manager  
Staff Relations Official   Community Welfare Officer  
Educational Psychologist   Special Needs Assistant - SNA  
Teacher - Primary / Gael School   Information Officer - Adult Guidance   
Teacher - Nursery/Playgroup    Guidance Counsellor - Post Primary  
Art Therapist   Childcare worker  
Funeral Director   Naturopath  
Intellectual Disability Nurse    General Nurse (RGN)  
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist   Nurses Aid / Healthcare Assistant  
Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician   Speech & Language Therapist  
Health Educator / Promotion Officer   Acupuncturist  
Aromatherapist   Psychiatric / Mental Health Care Nurse  
Sport Psychologist   Probation Officer  
Clinical Psychologist   Ambulance Assistant / Intermediate Care Operative  
Care Worker   Music Therapist  
Home Help Organiser   Home Help Assistant  
Community Resource Worker - Visual Impairment   Nursery Nurse  
Constituency Worker   Social Worker  
Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education   Community Development Worker / Officer  
Careers Adviser   Clergy / Religious Ministers  
Psychotherapist   Occupational Therapist  
Community Education Officer   Counsellor  
Care Assistant - Children   Social Care Worker / Practitioner  
Aid Worker - Humanitarian    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Social & Caring
Business Organisation & Management
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

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