Nursing Studies

Roscrea Community College


Course Name Nursing Studies
Course Provider Roscrea Community College
Alternative Provider(s) Tipperary ETB
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Course Code 5M4349
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Roscrea
Course Content This programme will allow the Candidate obtain a Pre-Nursing qualification. It is designed to give the Candidate the practical skills and knowledge necessary for further study in nursing through the Higher Education Links Scheme and in the UK. Candidates may access careers in Nursing, Midwifery and the Paramedics field.
FET Code 5M4349 - Nursing Studies
Duration 1 Year
Comment Certification in
Nursing Studies Award (5M4349) – QQI Level 5
Safe Patient Handling, Cardiac First Response,
Recognising and Responding to Elder Abuse,
Hand Hygiene
Course Fee

Expand+If successful at interview:
• A booking fee of €50 (non-refundable) must be paid to secure a place on our further education courses.
• Resource contribution fee €50
• Additional course/service fees are outlines on the college website - www.cpr.i...

Financial Support Applicants may be eligible for a maintenance grant – further information and applications forms are available on:
Interview Interviews in May and August
Application Date

Expand+Applications are now being accepted for QQI Level 5 and 6 Courses starting September 2018
•First Round Interviews for places is in May
•Remaining available places will be advertised in August
•Courses start Monday 17th September 2018 and finish Fr...

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment •Courses start Monday 24th September 2018 and finish Friday 3rd May 2019
•One Induction Day for all courses will take place during the week 17-21 September 2018
Subjects Taught Areas of Study:
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Nursing Theory and Practice
• Communications
• Work Experience*
• Care of the Older Person
• Infection Prevention and Control
• Care Skills
• Human Growth and Development
• Word Processing

* Work Experience (25 days) is a mandatory part of this programme.

Work placement must be in a Health Care setting eg Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Day Care/Additional Needs Centres.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or equivalent, prior experience or a keen interest in the area.

The Garda vetting process must be completed in respect of all individuals working with children or vulnerable adults – work placements will require students be vaccinated against Hepatitis B virus
Careers or Further Progression

Roscrea College of Further Education has Progression and Cooperation Agreements with Limerick Institute of Technology, Carlow Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology.

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Further Enquiries Tel: 0505 23939
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