Online Level 5 Healthcare Support

 Healthcare / Progressive College / Dublin / 1594 views

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support (8 QQI Level 5 Component Certificates)

Course Units

Code Module Level
5N2770 Care Skills Level 5
5N2770 Care Support Level 5
5N1794 Health & Safety at Work Level 5
5N0690 Communications Level 5
5N1356 Work Experience Level 5
5N0749 Anatomy & Physiology Level 5
5N1279 Human Growth & Development Level 5
5N4325 Nursing Theory & Practice Level 5


Pay In Full – €895

Pay In Installments – €995

(€150 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €281.66)

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the course aims to prepare learners through the following:

  • Providing an understanding of the needs of the person in their care in relation to the maintenance of their dignity, respect, self-esteem, and choice.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of a range of theories, practice, guidelines and legal requirements pertaining to Healthcare Support practice.
  • Evaluating and using the information to plan, develop and implement appropriate Healthcare strategies in a variety of care settings whilst working under specific direction and supervision within a support capacity
  • Applying knowledge and skills within a range of varied and specific healthcare contexts in accordance with accepted guidelines and practice and legal requirements.
  • Demonstrating a broad range of practice, research, interpersonal and caring skills in providing Health Care Support to a wide range of client groups in a range of health care settings.

Entry Requirements

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent education or experience.  Proficiency in English language.

Continuous Assessment

Learners must complete 240 hours’ work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital or day care centre. Students may need to complete a patient moving and handling course and basic first aid responder course prior to starting their work placement.

Location: Online

Start: Anytime

Delivery: Own Pace

Access: 12 Months to complete

  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
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