Interested in achieving the QQI Palliative Care Support Level 5 Award and gain the knowledge, skills, and competence to address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner.
A Qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work as part of a team in a palliative care setting as a Care Assistant. A career path with 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 Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in Palliative Care Support that will enable you to provide professional support in your role as a Care Assistant and progress academically.
Learn from highly qualified and experienced teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills, and competence required to work effectively in this field.
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 palliative 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: 04/04/19
End Date: 09/05/19
Day: Thursday + 1 Saturday
Time: 09.30 - 17.30 p.m.
Duration: 6 Weeks
For those who have completed the full healthcare support or nursing studies course – this palliative care support qualification will complement your qualifications and can be used as a stepping stone to:
Level 8 Bachelor of Science in General Nursing and other specialist Nursing degree courses in D.C.U. and U.C.D and 10 other regional Universities and Institutes.