Healthcare Support

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Healthcare Support
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3782
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
Cardiac First Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+About This Course
This course in Healthcare Support places an emphasis on the care of people in both the community and in the healthcare residential sector. It is suitable for those wishing to embark on a career in caring and those wishing to gain a...

FET Code 5M3782 - Health Service Skills.
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Certification:
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills - 5M3782.
PHECC Cardiac First Response Advanced Training with Basic Life Support (CFR-A).
Patient Moving and Manual Handling.
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

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Course Fee €675. Please refer to the Institute's website for a breakdown of the course fee (see "Link to Course Fee" above).
Financial Support

Expand+Cavan Institute is an approved college for Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) maintenance grants. PLC maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending full-time courses in Cavan Institute.

This grant must be applied for, through Studen...

Application Date How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2021/22 academic year are Open (via link below).

A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2021.
Subjects Taught Care Skills
Care Support
Care of the Older Person
Activities of Living Patient Care
Infection Prevention and Control
Communications
Word Processing
Safety and Health at Work
Understanding Mental Health
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Graduates can pursue employ­ment in a care setting, either in the home, in HSE or privately run day care centres, nursing homes or in residential care institutions. Job prospects are excellent since many institutions are now ad...

Further Enquiries Cavan Institute,
Cathedral Road,
Cavan,
Co. Cavan.
H12 E426
email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Tel: +353 49 4332633
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