Advanced Certificate in Health Studies Supervisory Management Skills

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This QQI Level 6 course offers holders of a QQI Level 5 Health related award (e.g. Level 5 HCA or Nursing Studies) the opportunity to undertake further studies in the area. This award will equip the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to undertake supervisory roles in the caring environmen

Fiona Hennessy
Tel: (021) 4223822

1 year

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management Skills 6M4978

Manual handling and people moving training and certification (requirement for work experience)

QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in evening for learners needing Maths for progression)

Vulnerable Adult Awareness Certificate

MAPA (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression) Certification

Certificate in Adult CPR

530 including QQI examination fees. (Medical card holders exempt from €280)
Additional costs for vaccinations if required.

  • Conflict Management 6N2775
  • Disability Awareness 6N1975
  • Gerontology 6N3748
  • Health Promotion 6N2214
  • Team Leadership 61948
  • Supervisory Management 6N4329
  • Work Experience 6N1946
  • Human Resource Management 6N3750

For entry to Level 6 a full QQI Level 5 Award in a complementary area is required. This course requires students to be garda vetted.

  • Professional guest lecturers
  • MAPA (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression) Training
  • Attend workshops and conferences
  • One day a week work placement which students are required to source
  • Pitstop Leadership Programme from Common Purpose for selected students.

Excellent progression opportunities to UCC and other Higher Education colleges. Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for College of Commerce students. Up to 390 CAO points for any Institute of Technology can be attained by successful completion of this course. See Progressions for details.

Supervisory and administrative roles in Nursing homes, hospitals, private homecare sector, intellectual disability environments. All students can access the Jobs Advice Hub. Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.

I found my time in the cork college of commerce a wonderful experience, it gave me the opportunity to follow my dreams. I achieved my first choice General Nursing in Trinity and it was due to the help of the staff and the friends I made in the CCOC.

Paula Lawlor, graduate

The Course was of great advantage to me as it gained me entry to nursing in UCC. The knowledge and skills I received on the course has made the course in UCC much more manageable.

Agnieszka Lamentowick , graduate student

My time in the CCOC helped me achieve my goal of entering UCC as Mental Health Student Nurse. The course was hard work but always enjoyable thanks to the staff who couldn’t be nicer.

Brian Daly, Mature student graduate
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