Nursing Studies

O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education

 

Course Name Nursing Studies
Course Provider O'Fiaich Institute of Further Education
Alternative Provider(s) Louth & Meath ETB
Course Code 5M4349
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
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) Dundalk
Course Content This is a one year course designed for students wishing to pursue a career in all branches of Nursing. Successful graduates can progress to a Nursing degree both in Ireland and the UK. The course provides a solid foundation in Nursing theory and practice which also allows learners to progress into employment in the health and community care sector.
FET Code 5M4349 - Nursing Studies
Duration 1 Year
Comment Additional Certification
Patient Handling
Infection Prevention and Control
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
Alternative Entry Mature students are very welcome on all courses in O'Fiaich Institute of further Education and the number of mature students is rising steadily. Some mature students are eligible for VTOS scheme (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme).
Course Fee

Expand+Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):
-Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
-Those who are eli...

Financial Support View www.susi.ie
Interview Round 1 - Wednesday 11th March 2020, Round 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020, Round 3 - Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May 2020, Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August.
Application Date You can apply online to Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education. Applications for the each academic year will open from January 1st.

Please note a valid email address and mobile phone number must be given as all correspondence will be made via mobile phone and email.

Course Admission Interviews take place during March, April & May with course offers issued thereafter. Applications receive on or after the 1st June will not be interviewed until late August 2020.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment PLC Courses begin in September 2020
Subjects Taught Course Modules
Nursing Theory and Practice
Care Provision and Practice
Care Support
Anatomy and Physiology
Human Growth and Development
Communications
Work Experience
Safety and Health at Work
First Aid
Word Processing
Care of the Older Person

Additional Certification
Patient Handling
Infection Prevention and Control
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
Mature Entry Places Yes
Entry Requirements All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Assessment Method There is continuous assessment throughout the year and examinations in the main subjects are taken in May.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+UCD/TCD/DCU/DkIT/AIT General Nursing Level 8
UCD/TCD/DCU/DkIT Midwifery Level 8
UCD/TCD/DCU/DkIT Psychiatric Nursing Level 8
DkIT Mental Health Nursing/Intellectual Disability Nusring Level 8
DCU Children’s and General Nursing (Integra...

Further Enquiries Further Education Director,
O' Fiaich Institute of Further Education,
Tel: 042 933 1398 / 933 1402
Fax: 042 933 8054
email: info@ofi.ie
web: www.ofi.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here