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Lydia Peppard
The advise that I would give to someone considering this job is to do their Leaving Cert and do the Transition year as this would give an opportunity to get some job experience or do some voluntary work within the community.

Do a Level 5 FETAC health related course. The skills and qualities that are needed to do this type of work are a real sense of caring for other people, communication skills, listening skills, be able to take and give constructive criticism without causing or taking offence, patience a willing to give your best effort to your work.
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Health Services Supervisory Management Skills

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Sligo 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 QQI Advanced Level 6 Certificate course offers holders of a FETAC Level 5 health-related award the opportunity to undertake further study in this area. The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to undertake Supervisory Management roles in the community and in a range of Health Services settings.

What will you Study?

Conflict Management 6N2775
Supervisory Management 6N4329
Customer Service 6N0697
Spreadsheets 6N4089
Work Experience 6N1946
Leadership 6N2191
Group work Theory and Practice 6N3669
Health Promotion 6N2214
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Progression to CAO Courses

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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