Health Service Skills 5M3782

Learners who participate in the Health Service Skills programme will be instructed in the theories relating to the provision of care in the community and learn how to apply these theories to their practice. They will become familiar with the legislation and quality standards pertaining to healthcare provision in Ireland. They will learn how to communicate and work effectively with their clients/patients, client/patient families and within multi-disciplinary teams.

Manual Handling

The purpose of the programme is to facilitate learners to develop an understanding and acquire the skills necessary to work effectively and safely under supervision as care assistants in a paid or voluntary capacity in a variety of community health service settings.


  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Care Skills
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Care Support
  • Work Experience and Communications
  • Care Skills and Care of the Older Person
  • Palliative Care Support or Safety and Health at Work
  • Equality and Disability or any other relevant 15 credit QQI module

This blended learning course, approximately 19 full days of learning directed through workshops. Further learning will be directed through online content and learner support materials. The remaining hours will be completed through self-directed studies and preparing for assessments.

Our easy to use Online Learner Management System can be easily accessed through handheld devices such as smartphones.

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Entry Requirements

English language, written and spoken.

You must be either working in a care service or have a placement arranged when you are completing aspects of this course.


Frontline Training Services are appointed by Irish Times Training to deliver QQI (formerly FETAC) Health and Social Care training programmes.