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Health Services Supervisory Management

Course Code(s):  6M4978
QQI Award Code:  6M4978 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kinsale College of Further Education

Kinsale 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 award will equip the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to undertake supervisory roles in the caring environment. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognised qualification for those pursuing a career in Health Services Supervisory Management or progress to higher education and training.

This course equips participants with the skills to manage themselves, their work and the people they work with more effectively. It also offers a sound introduction to management in the health services for those wishing to build upon their experience and to gain a formal qualification in management.

What will you Study?

Conflict Management 6N2775
Supervisory Management 6N4329
Leadership E20008
Health Promotion E20131
Disability Awareness 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Person centered Planning 6N2206

Optional extras:
Infection Control
Occupational First Aid
Phlebotomy course
Manual handling
Human Resources
Dementia City and Guilds Module
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.

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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.
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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.
Social & Caring
Business Organisation & Business 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.