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Health Services Supervisory Management

Course Code(s):  6M4978 CI061HM
QQI Award Code:  6M4978 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 6M4978 CI061HM
QQI Award Code 6M4978 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This advanced level 6 course offers holders of a 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 required to work independently or in a supervisory role in a range of healthcare settings.

What will you Study?

Supervisory Management
Conflict Management
Personal and Professional Development
Health Promotion
Person Centered Planning
Managing People
Group Work Theory and Practice
Leadership
Gerontology
Work Experience
Communications
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

To calculate Points based on your QQI award results, use the PLC Points Calculator.

Further Research

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Sample Careers

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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)

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