Health Service Skills

Monaghan Institute

 

Course Name Health Service Skills
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3782 CS02
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
First Aid Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

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The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a supportive role within the Health Service.

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FET Code 5M3782 - Health Services Skills
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M3782 QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills
Patient Safer Moving and Handling
FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
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Course Fee QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Administration Fee € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00
There will be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for PLC maintenance grants, which are means tested. For further details, visit www.studentfinance.ie or www.susi.ie where applications can be made online or downloaded.
Application Date

Expand+You can apply online now. Applications close in October each year and reopen for the next academic year in January.

Monaghan Institute operates a policy of selection and admission of learners that is, at all stages and in all ways, equitable, tran...

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
Care of the Older Person
Care Skills
Human Growth & Development
Care Support/Infection Prevention & Control
Safety & Health at Work
Word Processing
Communications
Work Experience

Additional
Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent is the standard entry requirement for Level 5 courses. Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4 Award are also acceptable on the majority of Level 5 courses.

Some courses have subject specific requirements and these will be noted on relevant course pages.

A QQI Level 5 award or equivalent in a relevant subject area is the standard entry requirement for Level 6 Advanced Certificate courses.
Assessment Method How Will I Be Assessed?
You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments/Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
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Careers or Further Progression

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Health Service Skills graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Care Assistants in Nursing Homes or Hospitals
Activity Coordinator
Personal Assista...

Further Enquiries For more information on this course, please contact Marie Conlon.
Email: marieconlon@monaghaninstitute.ie

Monaghan Institute Education Campus,
Armagh Road,
Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
E-mail: info@monaghaninstitute.ie
Visit our Website on www.monaghaninstitute.ie
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