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Healthcare Support 5M4339 QQI/FETAC Level 5

 

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

 

Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education offers a Healthcare Programme leading to a QQI (FETAC) Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339 which is a Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Title

Code

Level

Credit Value

Care Skills      

5N2770

5

15

Safety and Health at Work

5N1794

5

15

Care Support

5N0758

5

15

Communications

5N0690

5

15

Work Experience

5N1356

5

15

Care of the Older Person

5N2706

5

15

Infection Prevention and Control

5N3734

5

15

Palliative Care Support

5N3769

5

15

Care Provision and Practice

5N2705

5

15

Occupational First Aid

5N1207

5

5

Nursing Theory and Practice

5N4325

5

15

 

Learners will be able to:

Demonstrate a broad range of knowledge relating to the Healthcare Support role and to the health and well-being of clients in a variety of Healthcare settings.

Demonstrate knowledge of a range of theories, practice guidelines and legal requirements pertaining to Healthcare Support practice.

Demonstrate a broad range of practice, research, interpersonal and caring skills in providing Health Care Support to a wide range of client groups in a range of health care settings.

Evaluate and use information to plan, develop and implement appropriate Healthcare strategies in a variety of care settings whilst working under specific direction and supervision within a support capacity.


Apply knowledge and skills within a range of varied and specific healthcare contexts in accordance with accepted guidelines and practice and legal requirements.

Contribute under supervision to planning implementing and evaluation processes in providing holistic client-centred care

Take responsibility for own learning in a structured context.

Reflect on personal practice to inform self understanding and personal development.
 
Access:
To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications.
This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.

Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.
Learners who successfully complete this award may progress to a range of different awards.
 
 
 
The grading of the QQI/FETAC award is as follows:
 

Pass   - 50-64%          Merit   -   65-79%         Distinction  -  80-100%

The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the components

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120.

 

Costing:
 
Single Component: €225      Three Components: €600
 
These prices do not include QQI/FETAC Certification Fees
All participants are required to be Garda Vetted and take part in suitable work experience during the programme.
It is the responsibility of the learners to secure an appropriate work experience placement.
Please note: KCFE can not insure candidates while attending work experience.
 
 
 
Additional Information
 
All training is delivered in a friendly and comfortable training centre with experienced and dedicated tutors focusing on ensuring each trainee is given every opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to excel in their caring role.
 
 
To view more information in relation to the specific learning outcomes of this award please see the full Award descriptor which is available on the QQI/FETAC website.
 
To find out if any of the above components are currently scheduled please visit our Course Scheduled page.
 
 
 
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