QQI Level 5 Care Skills- Online

Component Certificate       Course code: 5N2770

No Dates planned 

This is an on-line course supported by qualified Nurse Tutors. Study in your own time.

*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 day a week for 5 week-Study lectures in your own time  

Format: Pre-recorded tutor lectures with additional course material.

Learners will receive a 60 page comprehensive Handbook. 

              Special offer: €200

Funding maybe available to eligible participants, please check with your local Intreo office.

To apply for this course email info@healthset.ie or to find out more information.

Course Overview

This module is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to provide care for persons requiring assistance. This course is also one of the minimal requirements necessary to work in the home care sector. 

The course is divided into 3 Units:

​Unit 1. Understanding Client Care

Unit 2. Using Equipment

Unit 3. Assisting Skills.


Assessments for the course:

Assignment (40%) Written piece of work


Skills Demonstration (60%) 3 practical tasks


On successful completion of this course the learner will be awarded a QQI Level 5 (Component) Certificate in Care Skills. 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: info@healthset.ie


During this course, you will learn how to assist clients with dressing, grooming, eating, drinking, toileting, continence promotion and mobility.