Return to Learning with Streams in Healthcare and Childcare (QQI Level 4) - Full Time / Part Time
The purpose of this full time/part time course is to enable the learner to develop the relevant knowledge skill and competence to use a range of skills and tools, under direction and with limited autonomy, in familiar situations. It enables the learner to participate in and contribute to modern society, to pursue a range of employment opportunities or to progress to further education or training.
- Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of either a QQI Level 3, Junior Certificate English or Maths (Ordinary level), Word Processing Level 3, or provide a working knowledge of English or Maths at this level. Included in the admission process is an interview, followed by an online assessment in Maths and English.
- Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.
Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of either a QQI Level 3,Junior Certificate English or Maths (Ordinary level), Word Processing Level 3, or provide a working knowledge of English or Maths at this level. Included in the admission process is an interview, followed by an online assessment in Maths and English.
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This course is available Full Time (VTOS) and Part Time (BTEI)
FULL TIME (VTOS Programme): 5 days a week, over 1 year
*Students must be eligible under the (VTOS) Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme – see study options page for more information
PART TIME (BTEI Programme): 2 to 3 mornings per week, over 2 years
*Students must be eligible under the (BTEI) Back to Education Initiative – see study options page for more information
On successfully completing the programme students will be in a good position to progress onto further education. Many of our students have progressed onto and successfully completed our Level 4, level 5 and level 6 courses.
This area of study will enhance student’s career opportunities.
€100 non-refundable Centre Registration fee for both full time or part time option.*Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board reserves the right to refuse course admission and/or completion.
Healthcare/Childcare (QQI Level 4)
Start Date 09/09/19
End Date 26/06/20
Duration 0 weeks
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- Free Parking
- Disabled Parking
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Read what our past students have to say about their experience with Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre
After successfully completing the first year of course I was lucky enough to get work experience, as an Accounts Assistant.”