Interested in gaining the QQI Maternity Care Support Level 5 Qualification which is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and interpersonal skills required to assist the midwife in caring for mothers, babies, and the family unit.
A Qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work in a maternity care setting as a Care Assistant.
A career path with excellent opportunities for progression to further and higher education.
Dorset College is Accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Minor Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Enhance your career potential with this valuable Maternity Care Support award. Progress your career and build on the skills, knowledge, and confidence gained through work and programmes of study at further or higher level on the NFQ.
Learn from highly qualified and experienced Midwife Teacher who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills and competence required in supporting the midwife in the care of mothers, babies and family units.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge and understanding of maternity care support.
There are no specific entry criteria for this programme. Please contact us to see whether you are eligible.
Please call us or visit the college and speak to a course coordinator who would be happy to explain the details of the course.
Start Date: 01/02/19
End Date: 08/03/19
Duration: 6 Days
Time: 09.30 to 17.30
Maternity Care Support Level 5 can lead to the Nursing Studies major Award Level 5 (5M4349). The Nurse Midwife course application is made through the CAO.
Progression to other Awards on the NFQ include:
At Dorset College: