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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

Level 6 Health Services Supervisory Management Skills

Course Fees: Free | Registration Charge: €50

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The Healthcare Level 6 programme, delivered over one year, facilitates suitable adults in acquiring the necessary qualifications for employment in the area of healthcare in residential and non-residential settings.

Entry Requirements

»» Full QQI Major level 5 Award in Healthcare
»» Relevant prior experience
»» Garda vetting application
»» English language assessment
»» Personal interview

We also welcome applications from mature students on all our courses.

What Will I Study?

»» Personal and Professional Development
»» Supervisory Management
»» Conflict Management
»» Gerontology
»» Disability Awareness
»» Communications
»» Health Promotion
»» Work Experience
»» Team Leadership

Career Opportunities and Progression

There are approximately forty Higher Education Institutions including Universities, Technological Universities and private colleges offering places on a range of courses to QQI full award certificate holders. QQI’s information page Going to higher education using my QQI Award provides answers to some of the more frequently asked questions.

Intending applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked awards, any additional module requirements, applications processes and scoring systems with the Admission Offices of the participating Higher Education Institutions or visit

Full awards can be used for graduates’ progression to Level 7 & Level 8 Higher Education programmes.  Graduates have progressed to TU Dublin, Maynooth, DCU. In certain cases, graduates who hold a QQI Level 6 qualification, or who have other relevant educational and/or work experience equivalent to year 1 of an undergraduate programme, may be considered for Advanced Entry.Applicants must contact the Admissions Office of the relevant institutions for further information. Full awards can also be used for entry to UK, European and International universities, on a case-by-case basis. Full information can be found here.

Graduates progress on to employment as classroom assistants and care assistants. Additionally, graduates may seek employment in a variety of residential and non-residential healthcare settings, as personal carers, healthcare assistants, managers, or supervisors.

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   Routes for this Course


1 Year


Coláiste Íde College of Further Education Cardiffsbridge Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11

T 01 834 2333 / 01 834 2450 F 01 834 7242 E W

Funded by the Irish Government and supported by the European Union.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education European Regional Development Fund Ireland's EU Structural Funds Solas CDETB - City of Dublin Education & Training Board