‘More than just a Course’ – Healthcare Opportunities for Women breaks down barriers to education by focusing on your needs.


Do you want to work in a flexible, dynamic environment?

A qualification in Healthcare (QQI, level 5) can open the door to new employment opportunities, across a range of care environments, from acute hospital settings to residential and home care.

Ballyhoura Development, in partnership with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, is offering free modules in Healthcare for women who are out of work and looking to return to employment.

Enrol now to secure your place!


What's involved?

Choose from eight, QQI level 5 modules from September 2021 to November 2022.

The following modules, delivered on a rolling basis, are available:

  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Care Support
  • Care Skills
  • Care of the Older Person
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Palliative Care Support
  • Intellectual Disability Studies

*Note: work placement required for some modules


How, When & Where?

  • In-person, classroom delivery in Kilmallock Town Campus and Croom Civic Centre.
  • Classes are delivered two mornings per week between 10am and 2pm.
  • Delivery combines tutor support, teamwork, and self-directed learning.
  • Assessments include written submissions and skills demonstrations (to be completed in a workplace setting).
  • Laptops and Digital Skills Supports are available.
  • Ongoing learning and career guidance support provided.
  • Employment supports available.

Modules are open to all women who are not in employment or training and are not in receipt of jobseekers/ pandemic unemployment payment.

Follow the link below to select your preferred module/modules or contact Nichola 086 600 3665 for more information.

Register Now