Care Skills and Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5): For Employees in the Private Healthcare Sector

Course Description

The population of older people in Ireland is increasing, as are the numbers who require residential care. This growth has to be matched by an increase in competent, caring Healthcare Assistants, in order to meet the demands of our aging population. According to the independent regulatory body HIQA, all staff employed by nursing homes or home-care organisations "must have the necessary skills, appropriate to their role, to provide care and support to residents and to coordinate care effectively with other organisations and professionals."

Modules Care Skills (5N2770) and Care of The Older Person (5N2706) are component modules (minor awards) of the Healthcare Support certificate Major Award QQI Level 5 (5M4339).

The programme is delivered online via live, interactive sessions. The meetings are held once a week, from 9am to 4pm.
The duration of each module is 3 weeks (1 study day per week).

The total cost of one module is €100.

In 2021 we will start a number of groups, detailed schedules TBC.

Course Aim

The purpose of this programme is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work in a variety of healthcare settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

Who Should Attend

Anyone emloyed in the private healthcare sector who has a genuine interest in working in healthcare as a healthcare assistant.

Please note this is only for the participants who are currently employed in a private healthcare organization. If you are Unemployed click here for frther information and to enroll.

Course Details

  • Category: QQI Healthcare Support Course (Level 5)
  • Venue: online
  • Start date: 23 Nov 2020
  • Provider: Leading Healthcare Providers Skillnet
  • Skillnet Members Price: €100.00
  • Unemployed: No
  • Accreditation: QQI
  • Award: QQI Minor award,Level 5
  • Credits/CEU's: Each module is awarded 15 credits
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