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. Frontline Training Services deliver this award in association with Irish Times Training.

2018 schedule

Module Location Dates 2018 Cost
Infection Prevention and Control Irish Times Training 10th, 11th and 26th of March €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)

Care Support Irish Times Training 3rd and 4th of March €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)

Care Skills Irish Times Training Runs every month €230 Per Module


Care of the Older Person Irish Times Training Runs every month €230 Per Module


Equality and Disability Irish Times Training 20th and 21st January €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)

Pallitive Care Support Irish Times Training 21st, 22nd April and 5th of May €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)

Work Experience Irish Times Training TBC €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)

Communications Irish Times Training TBC €230 Per Module

€195 (Major Award)



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.

To secure your place today, call 057 8713993 or email

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 also authors of the Core Text – Caring for People in Community and Health Services published by Gill and MacMillan


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