QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person
Component Certificate Code: 5N2706
New date: Wednesday, May 26th - June 23rd 2021
This is an online course supported by qualified registered Nurse Tutors.
*Course Requirement: Basic IT skills and internet access are required to complete this course. Learners must have basic IT skills and access to a computer or laptop, broadband, email, Microsoft Word (up to date version), recording equipment necessary for the skills demonstration assessment (this can be a Smartphone ).
Duration: I days a week for 5 weeks
Format: Course material with pre-recorded Tutor lectures. Learners receive a 60 page comprehensive Course Handbook at the beginning of the course.
Special offer: €200
Funding maybe available to eligible learners, please check with your local Intreo office
Please email to apply for this course or find out more information.
This module is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to provide care for older people in a variety of settings.
It is also one of the minimal requirements to work in the home care sector.
The course is divided into 4 Units:
Unit 1. The Ageing Process
Unit 2. Working with the Older People
Unit 3. Caring for an Older Person with specific needs
Unit 4. Care settings.
Assessments for the course:
Project (40%) Written piece of work
Skills Demonstration (60%) 3 Practical tasks
On successful completion of this course the student will be awarded a QQI Level 5 (Component) Certificate in Care of the Older Person. This course can be used as one of 8 modules required to attain a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support.
To register for this course, please call 087-6295353 or email