Course Overview

This course is delivered by our sister college Progressive College intended for those already employed or seeking work as senior care assistants with supervisory responsibilities in a hospital, nursing home, day care centre or in home care.

Qualifications

CODEMODULELEVEL
6N1942CONFLICT MANAGEMENT6
6N1944SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT 6
6N1945CUSTOMER SERVICE 6
6N1973PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 6
6N1957DISABILITY AWARENESS 6
6N2023PERSON CENTRED PLANNING6
6N1946HEALTH PROMOTION6
6N1950GERONTOLOGY 6

Entry Requirements

Learners must have already achieved the QQI Level 5 award in Healthcare Support 5M4339, Nursing Studies 5M4349, Health Service Skills 5M3782 or equivalent.

Work Experience Requirements

Learners must complete 120 hours’ work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital or day care centre. If already employed in a healthcare setting the work experience tasks may be carried out in that environment. Students may need to complete a patient moving and handling course and basic first aid responder course prior to starting their work placement.

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