Course Code SNC
NFQ Level 5
Duration 1 Year
QQI Code 5M4339
Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Healthcare; Support Certificate in First Aid; Certificate in Lifting and Handling
This one-year full time course has a dual purpose award, designed whether you have an interest in working as a Health Care Assistant (HCA), or as a Special Needs Assistant (SNA). The course is structured to give you a strong knowledge base in the practices and procedures to work in both these fields.
Work experience is an integral part of this course, and consists of a minimum three-week block placement during the academic year.
In addition, this course provides you with a unique opportunity to participate in BCFE’s community Partnership Programme with a local primary school.