Healthcare Support Course - Major Award
Who should apply:
Anyone who is currently unemployed, on CE/TUS or working part time and interested in working with individuals in a healthcare environment.
Course content and learning outcomes: The course will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and skills to care for clients in a number of care environments.
There are 8 units of study:
Unit 1: Care skills Unit 2: Care of the Older Person
Unit 3: Safety & Health at Work Unit 4: Care Support
Unit 5: Work Experience Unit 6: Infection Prevention
Unit 7: Palliative Care Support Unit 8: Team Working
Assessment of Learning:
The purpose of this course is to equip individuals with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in the care industry. All participants will undertake the following Assessment Methods for the above modules:
- Written theory assignments
- Practical skills demonstrations
Venue: Delivered from Westmeath Community Development Mullingar
Duration& Time: 17 weeks – 3 days a week (Monday, Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
from 10 am to 4 pm
Start date: July 9th 2018
Number of places: 16 places on course
Eligibility criteria: Individuals (18 years +) who are unemployed and in receipt of a Department of Social Protection payment, on CE/TUS, part time employed and interested in securing work in the care industry.
Educational level: Good level of oral and written English required
Only individuals interested in working in the care industry should apply, 100 % attendance on course is required.
Application & selection process includes the following:
- Application form
- Interviews – limited places on course
To apply for a place on this course email Tricia at firstname.lastname@example.org for an expression of interest form before 8th June 2018.