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CS02 - Level 5 Health Service Skills

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a supportive role within the Health Service.

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Is this course right for you?

If you wish to pursue a profession as a health service worker, then this is the course for you. We focus on providing the necessary skills and knowledge required across a range of care settings with a variety of age groups. The course welcomes those who are already employed in a caring role, and require the necessary qualifications.

What will you study?

You will study several modules directly related to the field of health care. The appropriate interpersonal & interactive skills to work as a member of the interdisciplinary team will also be explored. An integral part of this course is work experience, one day per week, with a further three weeks allocated as a block placement to enable learners to gain experience in their chosen field and to enhance job prospects.

Areas of study to include:

  • Care of the Older Person
  • Care Skills
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Care Support/Infection Prevention & Control
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Additional

Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Qualifications Obtained

5M3782 QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills

Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA.

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact Marie Conlon.

CS02 - Level 5 Health Service Skills

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work independently and under supervision in a supportive role within the Health Service.

CS02 - Level 5 Health Service Skills

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There will be additional fees for Handling and Lifting

CS02 - Level 5 Health Service Skills

Career Prospects

Health Service Skills graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Care Assistants in Nursing Homes or Hospitals │Activity Coordinators │Personal Assistants in Schools│ Care Assistants in Disability Services │Homecare Assistants │Special Needs Assistants | Social Work │Youth and Community Work │ Social Researcher │Social Planning │ Advice Work │ Counselling │Education & Welfare Officer | Adult Nursing │Intellectual Disability Nursing │Psychiatric Nursing │ Paediatric Nursing │Midwifery.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Social & Vocational Integration – Level 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
Sligo IT Social Care Practice 8
UCC Criminology 8
UCC Social Science (Youth & Community Work) 8
DCU Health & Society 8

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Drumbear Nursing Home │ Castleross Nursing Home │Mullinahinch Nursing Home │Oak View Nursing Home, Beltubet │ Praxis Care │Bluebird Care.

CS03 - Level 5 Community and Social Care

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity 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.

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Is this course right for you?

The course focuses on the delivery of knowledge and foundation skills necessary to work in the field of social care. To enhance the learners experience and open up the prospect of employment or further study, a module that specifically relates to young people is included to provide a broad base of knowledge. This course offers an opportunity to gain practical experience in care provision.

What will you study?

The course aims to enable learners to understand the areas of responsibility and accountability in the field of social care. Furthermore, the interpersonal skills required to work in this area as a member of the Interdisciplinary team are explored. Work placement is scheduled one day per week and a block placement of three weeks is allocated to enable the learner to gain relevant experience in their chosen field.

Areas of study to include:

  • Social Studies
  • Customer Service
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Care Provision & Practice
  • Nutrition
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Additional

Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Option

Young People and Society

Qualifications Obtained

5M4468 QQI Level 5 Community Health Services

Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CS03 - Level 5 Community and Social Care

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity 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.

CS03 - Level 5 Community and Social Care

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There may be additional fees for Handling and Lifting

CS03 - Level 5 Community and Social Care

Career Prospects

Community & Social Care graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations for graduates you could progress to:

Social Work │ Youth and Community Work │Advice Work │ Counselling │Education Welfare Officer │Disability Support Worker │Personal Assistant │ Women’s Aid │Respite Services │Residential Care.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Social & Vocational Integration – Level 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DCU Health & Society 8
UCC Social Science (Youth & Community work) 8
DIT Social Care 8
AIT Social Care Practice 8
Sligo IT Social Care Practice 8

CS04 - Level 5 Applied Social Studies & Psychology

The overall aim of the programme is to introduce the learner to the area of sociology and social studies. This course will provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their understanding, awareness, knowledge, research, study skills and competence in Applied Social Studies, so that they may proceed to work in the social care sector or progress to further or higher study.

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Is this course right for you?

The course is designed to introduce the theory and practice of social studies and social care, to encourage learners to explore and develop their knowledge of social issues, psychology, community care and practice. This course also offers an opportunity to gain an insight into care provision and an understanding of client centred care

What will I study?

The course focuses on a range of subjects relevant to employment in the field of social care. Learners will develop an array of personal and interpersonal skills for work in a variety of community settings. Work experience within social care settings forms an integral part of this course, with emphasis on communication and team working skills. One day per week and a block placement of three weeks is allocated, to enable the learner to gain practical experience in their chosen field.

Areas of study to include:

  • Social Studies
  • Young People and Society
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Psychology
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Additional

Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Qualifications Obtained

5M2181 QQI Level 5 Applied Social Studies

Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CS04 - Level 5 Applied Social Studies & Psychology

The overall aim of the programme is to introduce the learner to the area of sociology and social studies. This course will provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their understanding, awareness, knowledge, research, study skills and competence in Applied Social Studies, so that they may proceed to work in the social care sector or progress to further or higher study.

CS04 - Level 5 Applied Social Studies & Psychology

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There may be additional fees for Handling and Lifting

CS04 - Level 5 Applied Social Studies & Psychology

Career Prospects

Applied Social Studies graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Social Care Work in a range of settings, including supported employment, mental health and intellectual disability settings │Youth and Community Work │Advice Work │ Counselling│ Education & Welfare Officer │Women’s Aid │Respite Services │Residential Care.

MI Progression

Advanced Certificate in Social & Vocational Integration – Level 6

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DCU Health & Society 8
UCC Social Science (Youth & Community work) 8
DIT Social Care 8
AIT Social Care Practice 8
Sligo IT Social Care Practice 8

CS05 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Applied Social Studies

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and or take responsibility for the work of others in providing a range of services in a social and vocational rehabilitation context and or to progress to higher education and training.

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Is this course right for you?

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the many roles of social care, to develop the learner’s knowledge and appreciation of the duties involved and skills required to work successfully in a social care setting. Some learners with potential for academic progression may select this as a route to Social Care degree courses in Universities and Institutes of Technology.

What will you study?

The Applied Social Studies course combines a range of modules that provides learners with real opportunities to learn and practice Social Care skills. The learners have work placement one day per week, as well as a three-week block placement allocated to enable them to gain more hands on experience in their chosen field.

Areas of study to include:

  • Rehabilitation Practice
  • Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Health Promotion
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Work Experience
  • Social Studies
  • Nutrition

Additional

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Qualifications Obtained

6M2218 QQI Level 6 Social and Vocational Integration

Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA

FAR (First Aid Response) Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council

 

Further Information

Find out about Entry Requirements.

For more information on this course, please contact the college office info@monaghaninstitute.ie

CS05 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Applied Social Studies

The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and or take responsibility for the work of others in providing a range of services in a social and vocational rehabilitation context and or to progress to higher education and training.

CS05 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Applied Social Studies

Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 80.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There may be additional fees for Handling and Lifting

CS05 - Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Applied Social Studies

Career Prospects

Advanced Applied Social Studies graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Social Work │ Youth and Community Work │Social Planning│ Advice Work │ Counselling │Education & Welfare Officer │International Relations │ Special Needs Assistants │ Social Care workers with REHAB services │Women’s Aid │Respite Services │Residential Care.

Degree Progression

There are many degree options available from this course, including:

College Course Area Level
DCU Health & Society 8
UCC Social Science (Youth & Community work) 8
DIT Social Care 8
AIT Social Care Practice 8
Sligo IT Social Care Practice 8

Employment Progression

Graduates progressed to work for the following companies:

Praxis Care │Inspire Disability Services | Special Needs Assistant in a Secondary School.