Who should complete this course?
Thisprogramme 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:
This distance learning, FETAC 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. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read.
Assignments may be emailed or posted to the College whichever is more convenient.
Topics covered include:
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:
Progression to further Studies:
Assignments (2) 60%
Skills Demonstration 40%
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.
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.
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.