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Course Information:

Aim: To equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in a care setting.

Duration: 5 days or equivalent contact delivery days in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time.

Status: Compulsory Minor component.

Credit Value: 15 credits of 120 credits required to achieve a major award in Healthcare Support 5M4339.


Programme Outcomes:

On completion, learners will be able to:

1. Identify relevant groups of people in need of health care
2. Describe briefly the physical, emotional, social, psychological and spiritual needs of a range of groups of people taking into account individual variation
3. Respect clients’ wishes and confidentiality in the delivery of care
4. Apply effectively client safety and security procedures
5. Adapt levels of assistance to the needs of particular clients
6. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with clients, to include empathy, respect and patience
7. Demonstrate effective communication skills with clients
8. Enhance the following for the client in care; privacy and dignity, independence and positive self- image
9. Encourage clients to participate in social


Entry Requirement: Minimum of Level 4 certificate standard of education. Strong interest or working in providing quality care in a healthcare setting. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Assignment 40% Skills Demonstration 60%. Learners will receive assignment briefs and guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced Healthcare experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 5 & 6.

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One Comment

  1. June November 23, 2018 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    Hi I’m just wondering when this course will be starting. Thanks. June. 💞

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