Healthcare Supervision

If you are interested in working with people in a health services setting or have already completed a Level 5 in the health services field and want to improve your chances of promotion to a more senior supervisory management role in this area this is the ideal course. This QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate at DCFE offers holders of a FETAC/QQI Level 5 Health related award or equivalent (e.g. Level 5 HCA/Level 5 Nursing Studies) the opportunity to undertake further studies in the area. It will equip the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to undertake supervisory roles in the caring environment learners will acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to undertake Supervisory Management roles in the community and in a range of Health Services settings. Successful completion will offer enhanced opportunities in employment and will also enable learners to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at higher levels of the NFQ.

Course Content  

  • Conflict Management
  • Supervisory Management
  • Health Promotion
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Rehabilitation Practice
  • Person Centred Care
  • Communications
  • Work Experience          

Certification

QQI Level 6 General Health Services-Supervisory Management Skills 6M4978

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this course you can pursue careers in the health field including: Disability Service Providers, Care Homes, and Crèches.  You can also apply for degree course in a range of courses in higher education institution like IT Carlow, IT Blanchardstown, UCC, Sligo I.T. Letterkenny IT, and IT Tallaght. Graduate employment exists in supervisory roles, working in the residential and non-residential health and social care settings, such as: resource centres, nursing homes, care centres, retirements crèches and family support.

Entry Requirements

  • QQI level 5
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.