Healthcare Service Skills BTEI (Part-Time 1 or 2 years) Level 5

Healthcare Service Skills BTEI (Part-Time 1 or 2 years) Level 5

About The Course & Subjects

1 or 2 Year Part Time Healthcare Service Skills Course
QQI Level 5

The Healthcare Service Skills course offers training for those seeking a role in care support, porter services and maintenance in hospitals and healthcare services, in Dublin and neighbouring counties. You will be well supported in progression to employment as Inchicore College has established itself as one of the leading providers of high-quality healthcare qualifications.  We will help you to develop personal and interpersonal skills necessary to secure employment i a healthcare setting with emphasis on service skills training at an academic pace suited to your needs.

Year 1

  • Care Support
  • Infection Prevention & Control
  • Communications
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Manual Handling and Patient Moving

Year 2

  • Teamworking
  • Work Experience
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Health Related Cleaning Skills
  • First Aid Response (PHECC) Year 2

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.


Health Service Skills 5M3782 Components in Year 1.

This course leads to a major award part-time over 2 years

Entry Requirements

All enquiries are welcome and mature students and/or those who have left school early are invited to apply. No formal educational requirements are required.

Garda Vetting: The college will organise Garda Vetting for Work Experience.

Progression Opportunities

This course may lead to progression at Level 6 in Inchicore College, other CDETB colleges and BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in TUD.

The New Children’s Hospital and St. James Hospital Campus offers significant employment opportunities in the Dublin 8 area being the largest capital investment project ever undertaken in healthcare in Ireland.  Employment in nursing homes, disability settings, hospices and respite/day care facilities will also be accessible to you.