Who should complete this course?
Learners who successfully complete this course will:
This distance learning, QQI (formerly 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. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
Assignments may be emailed or posted to the College whichever is more convenient.
Topics covered include:
Preferred entry level:
Programme Entry Requirements:
Learner Record 70%
A personal learner record will be compiled by candidates. It will include a selection of evidence arising from candidates’ work and interaction with others in healthcare support. The learner record may include items such as:
The internal assessor will devise a brief that requires candidates to produce a practical activity in the workplace. The assignment may be assessed by a workplace assessor or an internal assessor working in consultation with a workplace supervisor.
The activity should be planned, carried out and evaluated by the candidate, and may for example take the form of an outing or social event for client(s).
Evidence should include a description of:
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 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.