Health Care Assistant Training Course


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QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills Award

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).

Date:                    23 September 2019 - March 2020

Venue:                  Education & Research Centre, Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross

Fee:                       €1845 (€150 non-refundable deposit + 3 instalments of €565)

Further Info:        Fees include all 8 modules, all exam fees, all accreditation fees and patient handling training course. The deadlines for payment of the deposit and installments are as follows: Deposit and 1st Installment: 23rd September 2019 2nd Installment: 28th November 2019 3rd Installment: 23rd January 2020 It is possible to attend select modules throughout the course rather than complete the entire course. Contact us for details.


Early bird discount (€50 off) available for payment of first instalment

Discount (€150 off) if full fees paid  – €1,545


Our course begins with a 4 day ‘block week’. Then the programme runs just one day a week – almost every Thursday until March – this allows you to continue with work.

To complete the major award, learners are required to undertake 206 hours of clinical work experience in a healthcare environment. Learners must secure their own work experience placement with a healthcare provider. Learners who are employed by a home care provider must complete 100 hours of work experience in a nursing home/hospital environment.

When you study as part of our QQI Level 5 Healthcare Assistant course, you will be provded with;

  • 8 QQI Level 5 modules delivered in the classroom.
  • Full course outline can be found here
  • Full-day Person Manual handling training course  (included in your fees)
  • Access to state of the art learning centre; full library, WiFi, printing, study room.
  • Free parking and on-site subsidised restaurant
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