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Healthcare Support (VTOS)

Course code: 5M4339
Level Full/Part Time Day/Evening Location
5 Full-time Day Balbriggan

Modules on this course:

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This certificate is offered on the Balbriggan VTOS full time course. The FETAC Level 5 Healthcare Support award covers a broad range of modules. Learners will complete at least eight modules at level 5 to gain this award. Students will also take occupational first aid and manual handling courses as part of their studies.This programme is a full time course, Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 2.30 (approximately). Learners will also have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the healthcare support sector.

To be eligible for this VTOS course the applicant must 

  • be over 21 years of age
  • in receipt of a social welfare payment for 6 months immediately prior to the course start date
  • OR recently made redundant
  • OR signing for credits for 6 months immediately prior to the course start date
  • OR a dependent on a person that is in receipt of a social welfare payment

Entry Requirements

It is preferable that the applicant has a leaving certificate or equivalent.


Learners will be qualified to work in healthcare support.


Please note, that this course will only run if there is sufficient interest in it. All applicants must qualify the eligibility criteria.


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