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Nursing Studies (MAJOR AWARD)

Nursing Studies (MAJOR AWARD) is a course run by Dorset College Dublin, Dublin. For more information about Nursing Studies (MAJOR AWARD) at Dorset College Dublin, please review the details below.

Is for individuals who are…

Interested in achieving the QQI Nursing Studies Major Award that enables you to apply through the CAO for degree programmes in General Nursing, Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Children Nursing and Social Care or work as a Qualified Healthcare Assistant.

Looking for…

A Nursing Studies Qualification with the skills, knowledge, and understanding for the role and the responsibilities of the Professional Nurse or work as a Qualified Healthcare Assistant in hospitals, nursing homes, daycare centers or in-home care.

To Become…

A Qualified Nurse     A Healthcare Assistant     A Social Care Professional     A Community Worker

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve the Nursing Studies Major Award

Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Major Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in Nursing Studies that will enable you to progress your career as a Nurse or in Social Care or work as a Qualified Healthcare Assistant.

03. Our Team of Teachers

Learn from a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers who will prepare you for the real-life knowledge and skills needed to promote healthcare in your role as a Healthcare Assistant or in your progression to a career in Nursing or Social Care.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills and knowledge and practical work experience to achieve your goals.

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Training ProviderDorset College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsNursing Studies Certificate Level 5
Course Start Date17/10/2023
Course End Date19/10/2024
Course Duration1 Academic Year
Course TimeTue & Thu: 06.30 pm - 09.30 pm + 12 Sat Workshop
Course Fee€2000
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate standard or appropriate QQI/FET Qualification or equivalent. Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience. English Language Proficiency Test where deemed appropriate or an IELTS score of 5.0. Work experience: 100 Hours (Mandatory).
Carear PathGraduates of this course are eligible for consideration for academic progression routes in Nursing and related Health Studies in Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland. The following options include: •Level 8 Bachelor of Science in General Nursing and other specialist Nursing degree courses in D.C.U. and U.C.D and 10 other regional Universities and Institutes •Nursing Degrees through UCAS Application •Related QQI/HET Level 8 Degrees include Social Studies in Social Care and Health Promotion and Physical Activity
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Dorset College Dublin

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7 & 8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin.
7 & 8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1, Dublin., Dublin City North, Dublin
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