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Healthcare Support QQI Level 5

Healthcare Support QQI Level 5

The aim of our Blended Learning course is to enable you to develop the knowledge, skill and competencies to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of effective and appropriate healthcare supports to clients in a variety of settings. Our course will train you to recognise client’s individual needs, assisting with activities of daily living and maintaining a safe and hygienic healthcare environment.

This Healthcare Support Award is one of the Department of Health and Children’s recommended qualifications for Healthcare Assistants working in the public and private sector. In addition, the newly published National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People require all newly recruited care staff and those in posts less than one year, to commence training to Level 5 QQI or equivalent within two years of taking up employment.

The successful completion of this course is your passport to work in the healthcare sector or progression to further education and training.


  • Patient Handling
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Care Support
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Care Skills
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Communications
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Customer Service
  • Care of the Older Person

This course also includes a practical work experience element during which learners will be mentored by an industry professional in the real working environment.

Anyone interested in attending the online briefing, enrolling for this programme or looking for further information email our recruitment team at or call us on 090-6424200.

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