Community Healthcare Services Level 5


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The one year Level 5 award enables the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings. This enables them to enhance their role in provision to service users or to progress to further and or higher education and training.



  • Leaving Certificate Standard or QQI Level 4

All mature students (23+) without these qualifications are welcome to apply

Course Content

  • Care of the Older Person 5N2706
  • Nutrition 5N2006
  • Intellectual Disability Studies 5N1652
  • Family Studies 5N4466
  • Social Studies 5N1370
  • Infection Prevention and Control 5N3734
  • Care Provision and Pracrice 5N2705
  • Communications 5N0690
  • Work Experience 5N1356
  • Human Growth and Development 5N1279

Note:  Modules may be subject to change


  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Manual Handling
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Mental Health
  • Occupational First Aid


QQI Certification

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following awards:

  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services (5M4468)

Click here for further information on the course and possible progression routes.

  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
  • Duration : One Year Full-Time
Location / Contact details

Lake Road MoateWestmeath,N37 WK44 Show Phone Number *****

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Moate Business College

Moate Business College (MBC) is one of the largest colleges of Further Education in the Midlands region, catering for over 400 full time students. With thirty years of experience, we have an excellent reputation for providing learning opportunities that support students to develop their skills and talents, enabling progression to higher education or employment. MBC works tirelessly for the benefit of its students and will do its utmost to provide the best further education possible.

We provide seventeen full time courses divided into three departments of study – Business and IT, Art and Sport, in addition to Healthcare and Social Studies. We cater for learners with a wide variety of needs – from those leaving secondary school who wish to prepare for third level, to those training or upskilling for employment and for those who are returning to education after a break.