CTEC Delivers Training Programmes In Healthcare Certified By QQI.

These courses are suitable for anyone working as a Healthcare Assistant in a caring environment and are approved by the Health Information Quality Authority – HIQA.

CTEC also deliver MAPA (Management of Actual and Potential Aggression) training as well as Patient Moving & Handling and Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult (HSE) training.

This QQI major award qualifies you to work as a Health Care Assistant. You must complete all modules to gain the major award. Note that other elective modules are available.


Holders of 3rd level major awards at levels 6 to 10 on the National Framework of Qualifications can be exempted from QQI Level 5 Communications.  A maximum of 15 credits can be used from either a level 4 or level 6 module qualification.  All modules used for exemptions must be certified within 5 years of completion of your full award.

Protection for Enrolled Learners (PEL) for the QQI level 5 National Certificate in Health Service Skills 5M3782

Should any learner choose to pay in full in advance for the above major award certificate, CTEC has put in place arrangements to ensure that sufficient funds are available to refund learner course fees in the event that we are unable to deliver this programme in full.  QQI have approved these arrangements so that learners are fully protected in the unlikely event that a refund is required. 

Non QQI Healthcare Courses

MAPA – Management of Actual or Potential Aggression

CTEC offers this one day foundation course certified by the Crisis Prevention Institute – CPI.  The programme is suitable for any organisation that supports potentially vulnerable people or whose staff work with individuals who may exhibit behaviours that can challenge.

Patient Moving and Handling Course

Our one day Patient Moving & Handling courses are tutor led by QQI qualified Patient Manual Handling Instructors.

Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult

Aimed at healthcare staff, this course is certified by the HSE and delivered by a nurse tutor registered to deliver this course by the HSE.


Healthcare Courses Provided By CTEC

Mandatory QQI Healthcare Courses

CTEC Training & Education Centre

Elective QQI Healthcare

CTEC Training & Education Centre

Non QQI Healthcare

CTEC Training & Education Centre

Healthcare QQI Level 5 Training

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