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College Progressive Education
The College of Progressive Education
84-88 South Great George's Street
The College provides quality accredited FETAC training for organisations delivering care to the older person.
The courses range from FETAC Level 5 and 6 with the majority of courses at FETAC Level 5.
For information on the National framework of qualifications, on the FETAC awards system please visit their Website: www.progressivecollege.ie/healthcare-courses/
The FETAC Level 5 Healthcare Support certificate DHSXX is the recommended training under The National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland
This training is provided as part of the Healthcare Support DHSXX FETAC Level 5 major award however the College can also provide this programme by arrangement with individuals or as on site training.
CPR training can also be arranged through one of their partner organisations.
The College offers the training in a flexible manner to suit both the needs of the Learner and the employer. Courses can be delivered in a variety of ways some of which are:
Part-time mornings, Part-time evenings, Saturdays, Day Release - one day per week, Block release, Traditional Distance Learning, Online learning
The FETAC Accredited training can be delivered as individual modules or component certificates or as a major award normally 8 modules.
Care Skills,Care Support, Safety and Health at Work, Communications, Work Experience, Care of the Older Person, Introduction to Nursing, Care of People with Mental Illness.
The above modules can also be delivered as individual modules.
In addition the College can offer the following additional modules:
Intellectual Disability Studies, Palliative Care, Anatomy and Physiology, Human Growth and Development, Rehabilitation support, Care Provision and Practice, Nutrition, Occupational First Aid, Operating Department Care Skills.