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Health Services Supervisory Management

Course Description

A broad ranging programme with an emphasis on a range of supervisory management and leadership skills, this qualifies participants to demonstrate knowledge of administrative and organisational skills and techniques within a range of health service and leisure settings.

At the end of this programme successful participants will have:

  • acquired the theoretical knowledge enabling them to understand the role and responsibilities of a supervisor.
  • acquired a range of supervisory and management skills.
  • developed good interpersonal communication skills.
  • demonstrated the confidence to eal with a variety of challenging situation.
  • developed good work practices appropriate to  their role as supervisor/line manager.

Course Content

Year 1

  • Conflict Management
  • Leadership
  • Gerontology
  • Work Experience
  • Rehabilitation Practice
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Project Management
  • Health Promotion

Awarding Body


Entry Requirements

All candidates will be invited to interview. QQI Level 5 or equivalent required in any of the following: Nursing Studies, Community and Health Services, Community Care, Social Studies, Youth Work, Childcare, Sports and Recreation. Mature applicants: relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Work Experience

Work experience forms and integral part of this KCFE programme.  Students participate in quality placements allowing a valuable opportunity to gain hands on experience in industry.  Links made with employers during work experience often result in employment.

Career Opportunities

Successful participants find employment as healthcare supervisors and mangers in residential and non-residential health and social care settings. Graduates also work in hospitals, nursing homes, training centres and in the community.

Progression to Further Education and Higher Education 
Participants may progress to study on certain degree level programmes in the Universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland.

Course Fees

Registration fee of €150. Details of all other college fees are available from the college office on request.


  • QQI Level 6 Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management - 6M4978
  • Certification in First Aid, Infection Control, and Manual Handling/People Moving

Maintenance Grants

Applications To:
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) a unit of City of Dublin VEC through

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