Stage 2

Communications, Work Experience, Care Support & Care Provision & Practice

This course combines the modules of Communications, Work Experience, Care Support & Care Provision & Practice into a 10-week programme and will equip you with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively within a care team, understanding the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, and to communicate effectively and enhance your interpersonal skills.

  • Duration

    10 Days (9:30am- 4:30pm) or
    20 Evenings (6pm – 9pm)

  • Fees


The skills and competence that you will achieve during our Stage 2 course are outlined in each of the following Courses:

Elevation Training operates an open admissions policy and welcomes applications from all learners who meet the stated minimum entry requirements for the programme, irrespective of social, cultural and/or educational backgrounds. We communicate in a professional and courteous manner to all those who express an interest in undertaking a programme with us.

All learners entering our programmes are expected to be proficient at reading, researching, understanding, drafting and preparing information, across a broad range of topics. Learners applying to our programmes should have a minimum of a level 4 certificate, or leaving certificate, and/or equivalent qualification. Decisions on admission to a programme are transparent and consistent, and we treat all applicants in a fair and equitable manner.

Applicants who do not meet entry criteria based on previous certified learning achievement may be entitled to be considered based on professional experience, informal or non-formal learning (See Access, Transfer & Progression Policy, ETP 3.03).

Learners, for whom English is not their first language, may be required to provide evidence of their level of English competency. Learners will not be admitted if it is deemed that their level of English proficiency would disadvantage them.

If you would like to discuss these entry requirements in more detail, please contact us on 01 8047333 or

If you think you meet these requirements, please complete the application form.

Within the Stage 2 course, there are a range of assessment methods used. You will be expected to complete a number of written assignments, projects and skill demonstrations. All written assessments will be completed during self-directed learning time over the duration of the course. Skill demonstrations will be practiced and completed in the classroom setting, towards the end of the course.

60 Credits

Level 5 Minor Award in Communications 5N0690
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Level 5 Minor Award in Work Experience 5N1356
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Level 5 Minor Award in Care Support 5N0758
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Level 5 Minor Award in Care Provision and Practice 5N2705
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