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Care Provision and Practice (QQI Level 5)

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  • Course Fee: Special Offer price Now only: €229
  • New Validated Award: QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Care Provision and Practice (5N2705).
  • NFQ Credit Value: 15 Credits.
  • Format: Distance Learning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.
  • 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.
  • Student work placement Insurance covered at no extra cost.
  • Garda Vetting Provided.

 

Course Description

Who should complete this course?

This programme is open to individuals with an interest in caring for older people, but it is of particular relevance to carers working with or planning to work with clients in the community. This is an area of considerable growth in employment, whether in care centres or in the client’s own home. Family members caring for elderly relatives will also benefit from this programme.

 

Learners who successfully complete this programme will:

  • understand the needs of groups requiring care
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of the care worker
  • develop personal and interpersonal qualities essential to the care of client groups
  • acquire practical skills for work in caring environments
  • be aware of statutory and voluntary care provision
  • evaluate their work in care settings and make plans for future self development.

 

This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.

Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration.

 

Course Details

 

Topics covered include:

  • Care Provision
  • The Care Worker
  • Care Practice.

 

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:

  • QQI / FETAC Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification or relevant experience.
  • As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
  • Students must be competent in both written and spoken English.
  • As part of the assessment criteria for this course students’ will need to carry out practical demonstrations, all candidates who enrol for this programme must have the agreement from their supervisor/manager in the work place to oversee their practical work.
  • For more details on participation suitability of this course click here».

 

Progression to further Studies:

  • This course leads to a level 5 award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • The module is mandatory for the Level 5 Certificate in Community and Health Services – Community Care award.

 

Assessment:

Assignments (2) 60%
Skills Demonstration 40%

 

Assignments (2)

The internal assessor will devise two briefs that require candidatesto produce evidence that demonstrates an understanding and application of a range of specific learning outcomes.

 

Skills Demonstration:

In one or more skills demonstrations, candidates will be observed carrying out one specific planned task/activity in the workplace, for example, a wheelchair outing to the shops, an organized event for the client group.

 

 

Accreditation

  • Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Care Provision and Practice (5N2705).
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click here for details of the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Click here for more detailed Accreditation information.
  • There is a €85.00 registration fee payable to include administration, moderation and QQI accreditation.

QQI Distance Learning Courses

Location & Dates

This QQI Care Provision and Practice 5N2705 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.