Fundamentals of Ageing & Care

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Fundamentals of Ageing & Care
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 90653 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Minor Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
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Duration 13 weeks, part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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- For those under 23 years of age a minimum of a Grade D3 or higher in at least five ordinary subjects at Leaving Certificate will be required including Maths and either English or Irish.

- FETAC level 5 award in Comm...

Course Content

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The aim of this award is to provide the foundations for the carer to develop knowledge and skills in caring for the elderly individual within the home/ care setting.

The student will familiarise themselves with physiologi...

Subjects Taught Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

Fundamentals of Ageing and Caring Mandatory 20
Further Enquiries Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303

Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308
Location Letterkenny Campus
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