Who should complete this course?
Learners who successfully complete this course will:
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification.
Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
Topics covered include:
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:
*NB – This module can be completed as part of the Major Award in healthcare Support where the Work Experience Module is in order to carry out practical demonstrations as part of the assessment criteria for this module, students undertaking this module as a single module not as part of the Healthcare Support Course will need to secure the agreement of a work place supervisor/mentor in order to carry out these practical demonstrations.
Skills Demonstration 60%
In one or more skills demonstrations, candidates will be assessed in a broad range of practical skills. Candidates will be observed carrying out specific planned tasks/activities in the workplace, for example an organized event for the client group.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following skills:
Candidates will submit brief written documentation as part of the assessment, to include:
The internal assessor will devise a project brief that requires candidates to demonstrate their understanding of older persons with specific needs.
Through the project, candidates will demonstrate:
This Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 – 5N2706 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months 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.