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This is a two year part time BTEI course. The course equips learners with the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in a variety of healthcare settings. Students must complete a minimum of 150 hours of placement in a registered. Garda vetting is mandatory for this course and is organised by the College.


QQI Level 5, Major Award (end of year 2)
Year 1 Modules
(modules may be subject to change) Care Skills, Care Support, Safety and Health at Work and Work Experience.

Year 2 Modules (modules may be subject to change) Care of the Older Person, Care Provision and Practice, Palliative Care Support, Communications, People Moving Handling Certificate and First Aid Certificate.


This course prepares students for work in the Healthcare area. Students may also wish to progress to a range of Nursing Degrees or other related areas.


This is a BTEI course. Applicants must satisfy the criteria for BTEI. Please click here for more information.


Application is free via our website Further Education section.