Healthcare Support

QQI Level 5

Course Content

Please note this course will be delivered using a blended format with online and onsite classes.

Modules include:

Care Skills (5N2770)  (Please note this module will be delivered online, and will start in 2023)

Care of the Older Person (5N2706 (Please note this module will be delivered using a blended format with online and onsite classes, and will start in  2023)

Safety & Health at Work (5N1794   (Please note this module be delivered online).

Understanding Mental Health 5N3772

To apply or find our more simply email [email protected]


QQI level 5 in Healthcare Support 5M4339


Part-time – Sept. – Dec. 2023

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.

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]
– If employers are eligible no costs will apply.
– Enrolling now
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