Level 5 Community Healthcare Services Major Award Course Structure (5M4468)

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The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training. On successful completion of the of the required number of components, learners who reach the required standard will receive the following award: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Community Health Services 5M4468.

COURSE OVERSIGHT AND REQUIREMENTS:

Award Title – Community Health Services

Code – 5M4468

Learners will be required to achieve a minimum of 120 credits (eight components) to attain the full level 5 QQI major award in Community Health Services 5M4468. A maximum 15 credits may be used from level 4.

Choose any two of the following components:

Component Code

Credit Value

Classes available – day or evenings

Care Support 5N0758 15 credits Day and evening
Human Growth & Development 5N1279 15 credits Day and evening
Safety & Health at Work 5N1794 15 credits Day and evening
Care Provision & Practice 5N2705 15 credits Day and evening

Learners MUST complete the following compulsory components:

Component Code

Credit Value

Classes available – day or evenings

Communications OR Teamworking 5N0690 OR 5N1367 15 credits

15 credits

Day and evening
Work Experience 5N1356 15 credits Day and evening

Choose any two of the following components:

Component Code

Credit Value

Classes available – day or evenings

Social Studies 5N1370 15 credits Day and evening
Word Processing 5N1358 15 credits Evening
Reception & Frontline Office Skills 5N1407 15 credits Evening
Intellectual Disability Studies 5N1652 15 credits Day and evening
Special Needs Assisting 5N1786 15 credits Evening
Care of the Older Person 5N2706 15 credits Day and evening

Choose two of any level 5 components from the above lists or the one below:

Component Code

Credit Value

Classes available – day or evenings

Infection Prevention & Control 5N3734 15 credits Day
Palliative Care Support 5N3769 15 credits Day
Care Skills 5N2770 15 credits Day
 A QQI level 5 component completed within the last five years may be used as an exemption. Please contact the Training & Education Coordinator for further details.  

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