Healthcare Support

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This course will enable the learner to acquire the knowledge and skills for a career in the Healthcare sector. The programme aims to assist the learner to recognise the different types of clients needing care and the differing care needs of clients.

They will learn to respond effectively to clients’ individual care and hygiene needs and the maintenance of a safe, healthy and hygienic care environment. Learners will also gain knowledge in the correct procedures for the cleaning and replacement of a range of patient care equipment. Work placement is provided.

Course Content:

  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Safety And Health At Work
  • Communications
  • Care Of Older Person
  • Care Skills
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Maternity Care Support



Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.

Use the VTOS online application form or apply at and use the Healthcare Support course code 238464 in the keyword box.

Further Information:
For more information contact:
Pat McInerney
Tel: (061) 419933 or e-mail