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Kevin Moran

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Work hard, it is important to have a good work ethic and to always be open to facing new challenges. An open mind is very important as the financial services industry is one that has undergone and will continue to undergo many changes. An appetite for learning is also very important as the need to broaden ones knowledge is paramount.
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Healthcare Support

Course Code(s):  5M4339 5M2786
QQI Award Code:  5M2786 Community Care
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M4339 5M2786
QQI Award Code 5M2786 Community Care
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Healthcare support (HS) - A full time course providing students with the knowledge and experience to obtain future employment in the health services, hospitals, nursing homes, or in the community.

Community Care (CC) - A full time course enabling the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work under supervision in a variety of community care settings within the social care environment.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Communications (5N0690)
Care Provision & Practice (5N2705)
Care Skills (5N2770)
Care Support (5N0758)
Palliative Care Support (5N3769)
Occupational First Aid (5N1207)
Word Processing (5N1358)







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

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

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHCC 5M2786

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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.
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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