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Community Health Services Course Dublin

This one year course provides certification at QQI Level 5 in Community Health Services. It is an ideal qualification for anyone interested in entering the health care services whether it be care of the elderly or working as a health care assistant in a clinical setting. It is also a valuable entry route to further study for anyone wishing to pursue a degree in the areas of health care or social care.

Classes run from 9.00am to 1.00pm Monday to Friday. Practical First Aid Certificate offered every other year.

Course Content

Students take a minimum of eight of the following QQI modules:

  • Child Development (5N1764)
  • Early Care and Education Practice (5N1770)
  • Early Childhood Education and Play (5N1773)
  • Child Health and Well Being (5N1765)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Special Needs Assisting (5N1786)
  • Nutrition (5N2006)
  • Safety and Health at Work (5N1794)
  • Personal Effectiveness (5N1390)



The Course provides certification at QQI level 5 in Community Health Services.


One year full time. Classes run from 9.00am to 1.00pm Monday to Friday.


Graduates from this course may apply for admission to an advanced certificate at level 6. Students may also apply after one year through the QQI links scheme for entry to diploma/degree courses in Institutes of Technology and Universities.

Many of our past students are employed as Special Needs Assistants, community workers, and as care assistants in hospitals, schools and homework clubs and a range of other settings. The school has well established links with a number of care providers such as Home Care from which employment has been obtained

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be interviewed, there is no academic requirement. It is desirable that applicants be over 21 years of age.


There are grants available to those students who are eligible to apply. Students may qualify for VTOS payments and PLC grants for mature students.

Applications & Enquiries

If you require any additional information whatsoever please do not hesitate to contact us or apply for a course using the links below.

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