Preparation For Healthcare QQI Level 4 | 4M2010

Course modules

4N3776 Healthcare
4N1123 Word Processing
Advanced Writing Skills

On successful completion leading to Health Service Skills Level 5

Applications for this course are currently closed. We hope to start this course again in the coming months. You can express your interest in this course, and receive email updates when applications for it open again.
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You can also contact our Information Officers at any stage if you would like more information about this courseTheir contact details are below. 
Rebecca Rudden (Information Officer, Swords)
Email: Phone: (01) 840 8946
Kevin McCabe (Information Officer, Balbriggan)
Email: Phone (01) 841 7763

Course Information

This course will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to progress onto Level 5 Health Service Skills. Study support is available.


Successful completion of the course will enable students to progress onto Level 5 Health Service Skills as a Healthcare Assistant and/or the opportunity to progress on to further education/training.

Entry Requirements

To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course.
All students placed on this course are Garda vetted.


QQI Level 4


This course is a part-time major QQI award running over one, two to three mornings per week. Individual modules can also be completed. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.


This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an early school leaver, and/or
  • be in receipt of a Social Protection payment,
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits.


This course takes place in Balbriggan and Swords.