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
Certificate First Aid None
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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 will take places for courses during May and August
Application Date Secure your Place: Click Apply Online (view Application weblink url below) and Submit your application to us. We will be in touch with you as soon as we receive your application to discuss your course and the process of securing your place. Places are limited so it is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Paper application forms are also available – click on the link on the college website or call the college 0505 23931 /23939 for more information.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Courses Start: Wednesday, 11th September 2019

Courses Finish: Thursday, 7th May 2020
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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