IWA offers QQI levels 5 in Community Health Services this award is typically undertaken by IWA staff members, CE participants and volunteers working in IWA.

Community Health Services 5M4468

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.

Learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad range of knowledge related to human health, human development, community health services and issues relating to the physical and psychological health of the community
  • Demonstrate a broad range of practical, interpersonal and communication skills in providing for the diverse needs of individuals, groups, and organisations in the community health service environment
  • Demonstrate practical and technical knowledge, skills, and abilities within a range of community health service settings

Communications 5N0690

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill, and competence to communicate verbally and nonverbally in standard everyday tasks and in work-related tasks, operating independently while under general direction.

Safety & Health at Work 5N1794

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment

Care Skills 5N2770

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to provide support in a safe and hygienic environment

Work Practice 5N1433

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to work in an organisation or specific vocational context, carrying out vocationally related tasks over a period of time, independently while under general supervision.

Equality & Disability 5N1273

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to challenge personal and/or organisational behaviour that discriminates against people with disabilities. It aims to provide learners with an awareness of the importance of equality for people with disabilities in all areas of society.

Care of the Older Person 5N2706

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of work settings.

Team Working 5N1367

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill, and competence to work as an effective member of a team, operating independently while under general direction and within a range of diverse, team-oriented environments.

Care Support 5N0758

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to work effectively in a social care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion, and culture in the work environment.

(Please note that these modules may be subject to change)