Healthcare Support Major

Healthcare Support Major

Course Description

The QQI Healthcare Support Major Award is designed to give those wishing to work in the healthcare system a thorough grounding in the necessary skills. The course is relevant and highly practical, with each module focusing on a specific area of care.

To achieve the Healthcare Support Major Award (QQI Level 5) with FRS Training the following modules must be completed.

Care Skills 5N2770.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.

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Care Support 5N0758

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

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Safety and Health at Work 5N1794

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.

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Work Experience 5N1356

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks independently while under general direction. Scheduled as per group requirements.

Communications 5N0690

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate, verbally and non-verbally, in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction. Scheduled as per group requirements. Scheduled as per group requirements. Read more about our Communications Minor Award here

Infection Prevention and Control 5N3734 

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to prevent and control infection within the health services area. Scheduled as per group requirements.

Care of the Older Person 5N2706 

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings. 

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Palliative Care Approach 5N3769 

This programme has been designed to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary to ensure that they will be able to care effectively, professionally and empathetically for people with life-limiting illnesses.

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Related Courses.

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Care of the Older Person 5N2706

Location: Mayo
Date: 19 Oct - 7 Nov 2018
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings. Learn More...

Care Skills 5N2770

Location: Mayo
Date: 23 Oct - 21 Nov 2018
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment. Learn More...

Palliative Care Approach 5N3769

Location: Mayo
Date: 1-22 November 2018
This programme has been designed to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary to ensure that they will be able to care effectively, professionally and empathetically for people with life-limiting illnesses. Learn More...

Care of the Older Person 5N2706

Location: Roscommon
Date: 5-26 November 2018
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings. Learn More...

Care Support 5N0758

Location: Mayo
Date: 29 Nov - 14 Dec 2018
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work. Learn More...