Level 5 Certificate in Community Care (5M2786)/Healthcare Support (5M4339)


    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

    QQI 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 Care or Healthcare Support Programme, students may seek

    employment in the Field of Community Work. This course is also aimed at students who wish to pursue further studies in this area. 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

Course content

  1. Safety & Health at Work
  2. Human Growth and Development
  3. Communications
  4. Work Experience
  5. Care, Provision and Practice
  6. Care Skills
  7. Social Studies
  8. Care of the Older Person
  9. Care Support

QQI Certification

  1. Community Care(Level 5 - Code 5M2786)
  2. Healthcare Support (Level 5 - Code 5M4339)

Course Leaflet

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