Course Description

QQI Care Support

The Open College



Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • understand the responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker.
  • recognise the need for continuing development in care work, drawing on personal reflection and experience.
  • promote good practice and respect for diversity in the care setting.
  • understand the importance of working effectively as part of a team.
  • communicate and deal with people in ways that are consistent with the role of a carer.

 

Who should complete this course?

  • Learners who wish to gain a QQI credit in Care Support at Level 5.
  • Students who wish to complete QQI Level 5 Major award in Healthcare Support.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Unit 1: Relating to the Client
  • Unit 2: Reflection and Development
  • Unit 3: Working with Others
  • Unit 4: Working in Care.

 


Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 5N0758
College Name The Open College
Course Category Care Assistance, Health Care
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 18
Course Fee 314.00
Course Duration 8 weeks
Course Times This Care Support QQI Level 5 (5N0758) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 8 weeks which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Care Support (5N0758)
Entry Requirements Leaving certificate, Level 4 certificate or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Healthcare) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry. Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempt from the above prerequisites. Students must be working or on work experience in the Healthcare Sector (6-8 hours per week or 30 hours in total) throughout their course as assignments will require learners to draw upon practical experience. English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 5 are expected to be able to: be proficient at reading, drafting, preparing and understanding information across a broad range of topics, including quantitative information. Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment. As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Career Path Students who successfully complete this module may use this Level 5 credit towards the QQI Healthcare Support Level 5 Major Award – 5M4339.
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Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

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