Emergency Care Studies

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Emergency Care Studies
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
Emergency First Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content About This Course
Emergency Care Studies is designed for students who wish to work in either the emergency care or fire and ambulance services.

This course in Emergency Care Studies leads to a Level 5 award in Health Service skills with additional certification in Emergency First Responder, accredited by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Learners will train for Emergency First Responder incorporating Cardiac First Responder certification which is also PHECC accredited.
FET Code 5M3782 - Health Service Skills.
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Certification:
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills

PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)

PHECC Cardiac First Response Community Training (CFR-C)

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

*The Post Leaving Certificate Government Levy of €200 is removed for 2022/2023.
Financial Support

Expand+1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan Institute is one.
Applications...

Application Date

Expand+How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2022/23 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.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2022
Subjects Taught

Expand+PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)

PHECC Cardiac First Response Community Training (CFR-C)

Patient Moving and Manual Handling

Care Skills
Care Support ...

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 of this course will have the necessary skills to apply for work with the emergency care, fire or ambulance services. They will also be qualified to volunteer with organisations such as the Order of Malta.

Further St...

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