Nursing Studies Level 5

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The purpose of this one year Level 5 award is to prepare the student for all aspects of the role of the Nurse. The student is introduced to a wide variety of modules with a work placement element to the programme, which gives the student the opportunity and the experience of working in a setting of their choice under supervision. The programme also prepares the students for interviews,  progression to third level colleges, UCAS and CAO preparation and the college has established a link with some of the English colleges and Institutions in Ireland and the U.K.



  • Leaving Certificate Standard or QQI Level 4

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

All applicants may be subject to Garda Vetting

Course Content

  • Care Provision and Practice 5N2705
  • Care of the Older Person 5N2706
  • Palliative Care 5N3769
  • Nursing Theory and Practice 5N4325
  • Human Growth and Development 5N1279
  • Anatomy and Physiology 5N0749
  • Social Studies 5N1370
  • Work Experience 5N1356
  • Communications 5N0690
  • Mathematics 5N1833

Note:  Modules may be subject to change


  • Occupational First Aid
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Manual Handling
  • Palliative Care Support
  • Interactive Workshops with Qualified SRN Nurse

QQI Certification

On successful completion of the one year course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive:

  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Nursing Studies (5M4349)

Click here for further information on the course and 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.