Course ID : 417081

Nursing Studies (Level 5)

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This full-time QQI Healthcare Support Course is designed to prepare students to work competently, safely and effectively as a Healthcare Assistant in a variety of settings such as nursing homes, hospitals and home help support. It also provides a pathway for students wishing to pursue a pathway to nursing, with modules included in Human Growth and Development, Nursing Studies and Biology. This course is unique in that Kinsale Campus is the only center offering a fully accredited Dementia Care Module that underpins this course. The course has also been highlighted at a national level at a forum on the future of dementia care. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognized qualification for those pursuing a career in the Health Care Sector. It is also a preparatory course designed for students who intend to pursue further training in Health and Care in the Institutes of Technology and in universities. The aim of the course is to: • Develop a range of personal and interpersonal qualities necessary for work in a range of healthcare environments. • Be capable of creating and maintaining appropriate relationships with the client, their family and other professionals. • Acquire specialist knowledge in Dementia Care


Kinsale Campus


Health & Social Studies

Contact Details

Further Education and Training – Higher Education Route:
Email: kinsalecampus@corketb.ie

Tel: +353 21 4772275


Kinsale Campus- Cork College of FET, Bandon Road, County Cork, Ireland

P17 NN67