Care Support

The Beauty of Old Age by Vinoth Chandar @Flickr
The Beauty of Old Age by Vinoth Chandar @Flickr

Care Support QQI Level 5 Certificate 5N0758

This programme module aims to provide a learner with the personal knowledge, skills and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.


Online Classes

EnrolmentClosed this term for Online classes.
NightsThursday
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration10 Weeks
StartingThursday, 30 September 2021
TutorJohn Pettey
LocationOnline
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price€175.00
*€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare/PUP, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
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Award

QQI 5N0758 Care Support, Level 5 (part of 5M4468, 5M4339)

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker.
  • Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care.
  • Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client.
  • Explore the need for personal planning and growth.
  • Plan strategies to improve own personal development.
  • Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in care work.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N0758 Care Support, Level 5

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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