QQI Level 5

Course Content

Liberties College offers a series of healthcare modules delivered onsite in Liberties College one afternoon a week.

Courses are for those in employment only.

Module starting 21st February 2024:
Applicants need to be working in healthcare to complete this module
Care Support 5N0758 –  Apply Now

For more information email [email protected]


Component Certificate Care Support 5N0758


Part-time – February to April 2024

Entry Requirements



Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill, and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills, and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.  Applicants need to be working in healthcare to complete this module.

Employment Opportunities/Progression

  • Healthcare Assistant in General Hospitals and Nursing Homes
  • Healthcare Assistant in community-based care settings
  • Family and Community Services
  • Work placement / work experience may be a core feature/element of programmes in this field facilitating the enhancement of employability and transversal skills.


Course Charges

This course is available to employees working in the care sectors and is free. There are no course fees applied if you are currently employed.

Want to learn more?

Contact Eilish McLoughlin – [email protected]
– Enrolling now
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