Community Healthcare Services - Healthcare Assistant

Moate Business College


Course Name Community Healthcare Services - Healthcare Assistant
Course Provider Moate Business College
Course Code 5M4468
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
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) Moate
Course Content AIMS
The one year Level 5 award enables the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings. This enables them to enhance their role in provision to service users or to progress to further and or higher education and training.
FET Code 5M4468 - Community Health Services
Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment QQI Certification
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following awards:

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services (5M4468)

5 Reasons to Choose Moate Business College:
- Earn up to 390 CAO Points
- Low Fees
- Erasmus+ Opportunities
- Students Grants Available
- Advanced Entry into 2nd Year of many Third Level Colleges
Course Fee There are no fees for tuition. However, charges exist to cover the costs of the following items: examination fees, workshops and registration charges by professional bodies. Please contact for information on individual course costs.
Financial Support Students undertaking any full time Further Education course may apply for a means tested PLC maintenance grant. Application forms are available from
Application Date To apply online please click on the "Application Weblink" below.
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Subjects Taught

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Course Content
Care of the Older Person 5N2706
Nutrition 5N2006
Intellectual Disability Studies 5N1652
Family Studies 5N4466
Social Studies 5N1370
Infection Prevention and Control 5N3734
Care Provision and Pracrice 5N2705

Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate Standard or QQI Level 4
English language requirement of a B2.2 standard where English is not your first language
Basic I.T. Skills required
All mature students (23+) without these qualifications are welcome to apply
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Careers or Further Progression

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Moate Business College
6M3674 Advanced Certificate in Community Development with Psychology (Level 6)

CAO progression options
Click here for Progression Routes from Community Healthcare Services 5M4468


Further Enquiries Got any questions about this course? email:

Moate Business College,
Lake Road,
Moate, Co Westmeath.
Tel: 090 6481178.
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