Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services (5M4468)


    Aims

    This is a one year QQI Level 5 Course. Successful students may progress onto QQI Level 6 in year 2 or alternatively students may seek employment in the field of Health and Social Care, e.g. care assistance, family support worker, classroom assistant. Social Studies programmes are delivered by a team of tutors who have suitable academic qualifications plus experience in the field of Health and Social Care


  • Further Educational Prospects


    FETAC Level 6 Certificate in Community Development at Moate Business College

    Students who achieve the relevant Level 5 modules in year 1 may return to continue their studies in the Level 6 course.

    Career Prospects


    On successful completion of the Level 5 Community Health Services Programme, students may seek employment in the Field of Community Development or Health and Social Care. They can also apply through the CAO and UCAS for a wide range of degree courses.

    Entry Requirements


    Candidates most likely to benefit from the course will have a keen interest in Social Care. Selection is on the basis of an interview to determine the individual's suitability for the course. Open to mature students

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Course content



  1. Nutrition
  2. Human Growth and Development
  3. Communications
  4. Work Experience
  5. Care, Provision and Practice
  6. Understanding Special Needs
  7. Social Studies
  8. Care of the Older Person
  9. Family Studies


QQI Certification


Community Health Services (Level 5 - Code 5M4468)

Course Leaflet


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