Mullingar Care Skills Course

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old personWho should apply?

Anyone who is currently unemployed and interested in working in the healthcare environment.

Course content and learning outcomes

The course will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and skills to care for people in a number of care environments.

There are 12 units of study:

Unit 1:             Manual Handling                                   Unit 2:    Patient Handling

Unit 3:             Occupational First Aid FETAC 5             Unit 4:    Care Skills FETAC 5

Unit 5:             Child Protection (HSE)                          Unit 6:    Person Centred Dementia Care

Unit 7:             Palliative Care FETAC 5                        Unit 8:    HACCP                                 

Unit 9 :            SNA FETAC 5                                        Unit 10:  Employability Skills

Unit 11:           Infection Control FETAC 5                  

Unit 12:           A Person Centred Approach to Challenging Behaviour

Assessment of Learning:

Participants will be required to submit written assignments and undertake practical skills tests

 Venue:                             Westmeath Community Development Training Rooms Mullingar

Duration & Time:             16 weeks Tuesdays to Friday 10 am to 4 pm

Start date:                       15th December 2015

Number of places:            12

Eligibility criteria:            Individuals (17 years +) who are unemployed

Educational level:            Leaving Certificate or equivalent and/or individuals with prior experience or learning in the care industry.

Application & selection process includes the following:

  • Application form to be completed and email by Friday 4th December
  • Course Interview date:  9th December
  • 100% attendance on course required

To apply for a place on this course email for an application form before Friday 9th December