Care Support

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

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Monday 26 September for 10 weeks. €175* (€122 conc.)

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

Enrolment Open
Nights Monday
Times 18:30 to 21:30
Duration 10 Weeks
Starting Monday, 26 September 2022

For subjects with Exams included. All exams will take place onsite on Saturday December 10th or Saturday December 17th. 

Location Online
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.
Deadline Enrol Online before Monday, 19 September 2022.


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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