Health care assistant

Become a Qualified Health Care Assistant

QQI/Level 5 Health Service Skills Award 2017-2018

This course is for people working in, or who want to work in, the healthcare sector as a Qualified Health Care Assistant. After the course you will be able to work as a Qualified Health Care Assistant in many healthcare settings (acute hospital, residential care and nursing home, community care and day centre).

Our course opens with a ‘block’ week (4 days) and then is a part-time programme (one day a week), and you can continue working while you study.

For a full course outline please click here


Start Date                        Monday, September 18th

First Payment                €100        (required to secure place on course)

Additional Fees             €1, 560    (3 payments of €520 – Aug 31st,  Nov 30th, Mar 31st) ____________________________________________________________________________

The course at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services will give you the skills, experience and certification required to become a Qualified Health Care Assistant with guaranteed work experience placement at Our Lady’s Hospice. We also offer discounts to people that pay early. ____________________________________________________________________________

First payment discount       €420     (€100 off first payment if paid by 17th August 2017)

Full fees discount                 €1, 360     (€200 off if paid in full before 17th August 2017)

All exam costs and accreditation fees included ____________________________________________________________________________

You will receive:

  • All 8 modules with expert staff and teachers of Our Lady’s Hospice. For details click here.
  • Guaranteed work placement on the wards of Our Lady’s Hospice
  • Access to state of the art learning centre; full library, WiFi, printing, study room.
  • Free parking and on-site restaurant


For full information on each module complete the details here.