Castle Buildings, 3rd Floor, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35 E9K8 | Tel: (057) 9349424 | Email: tullamore@loetb.ie

Course Description

This 2-year part time programme (5M4339) responds to the growing demand in our community for skilled care workers. The programme facilitates learners to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in this field of work. This qualification enables graduates to work in nursing homes, day care centres, and residential homes or as agency care workers within the community.

Module

Year 1: Care Skills | Care Support | Care of the Older Person | Infection Prevention & Control
Year 2: Safety & Health at Work | Communications | Work Experience | Understanding Special Needs

Progression

On successful completion of this programme, learners can apply to third-level institutions under the Higher Education Links Scheme or as a mature learner.

Fee

€80 (€20 per module – certification fee).

Career Options

Successful graduates will be able to obtain employment as healthcare workers in hospitals, nursing homes, community day services and as home-help support.

Frequency

Every Thursday, 9:30am to 4:30pm, September 2022 to May 2023.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or QQI Level 4, equivalent standard of education. All applicants are subject to an online assessment and Garda Vetting.

Contact

Maura 057 9349424 or email mburke@loetb.ie


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