Duration: 1 Year
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence required to work independently or in a supervisory role in a range of health services contexts and/or to progress to higher education and training.
It is suitable for candidates currently working as a healthcare assistant in a hospital, nursing home, daycare centre and in the client’s own home in a supervisory position or those who wish to progress to a Supervisory/Management role.
Modules offered include the following:
* Some of these modules may be subject to change
It is aimed at learners who have achieved either a QQI Level 5 Certificate in the area of Healthcare or equivalent. Alternatively, it may be suitable for learners who have relevant work experience in the Healthcare area.
Administration Charge: €165
PLC Programme Participant Contribution: €200*
QQI Exam Fee: €80*
*Exempt if you are the holder of a valid Medical Card
This Advanced Level 6 Certificate course offers holders of a QQI Level 5 Health-related award the opportunity to undertake further study in this area. The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to undertake Supervisory Management roles in the community and in a range of Health Services settings. Successful completion of this award will also offer enhanced opportunities in employment and will also enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.