On 31st May, at a graduation ceremony in Cavan Crystal Hotel 24 trainees from County Louth received their FETAC qualifications through the Irish Healthcare Training Institute
The group was addressed by Ms Sally Murtagh, MD of Irish Healthcare Training Institute who said, “This group should be very proud of what you have achieved and you are now equipped with the fundamental qualifications for a career in the care sector.”
Of those who graduated, 19 specialised in Healthcare training with 6 achieving the full FETAC Level 5 Healthcare Support Award.
The remaining healthcare graduates received component certificates in subjects such as Care Skills, Care Support, Anatomy and Physiology and Human Growth and Development.
The other graduates specialised in Childcare training with 12 learners achieving the full FETAC Level 5 Childcare Award and the remaining 12 achieving various component awards.
Accredited training has become an absolute must for those wishing to work in the care (Healthcare or Childcare) sector and there is significant employment opportunity in the care sector for those holding these certificates.
Since its inception in 2006, Irish Healthcare Training Institute has been successfully facilitating learners in the North East in achieving recognised education and training in the areas of Childcare and Healthcare.
As an accredited FETAC and City & Guilds centre the Institute provides local learners the opportunity to gain internationally recognised qualifications on their doorstep.
The Institute provides practical, work-based learning leading to real job skills and experience that are valued by employers.