Course type

Morning

Aim

This is a part time course for anyone with an interest in healthcare.

Part Time (BTEI)

The Back To Education Initiative (BTEI) provides part-time further education courses. It gives individuals the opportunity to combine learning with family, work and other responsibilities. Anyone who has left full-time education can take part in a course. Fees for part time courses offered under BTEI are normally €200 – €300, depending on duration and schedule. Certain participants are however eligible for free tuition.

The participants eligible for free tuition are people who (or their dependants):

  • Have less than upper-second level education or
  • Are getting a jobseeker’s payment or means-tested social welfare payment or
  • Are getting Working Family Payment (formerly known as Family Income Supplement or
  • Have a medical card or
  • Are eligible to participate on VTOS or Youthreach.

All other participants are charged a fee

Programme of Study

Core Modules
  • Maternity Care Support
  • Recovery in Mental Illness
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Care Skills
  • Infection Prevention and Control
Elective Modules

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.