Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 (Blended)

Wed 6.30-9.30pm • Duration: 12 weeks

Tuition Fee:        €180
Start Date:      Wednesday 25th September 2024

Click here to apply online for Care of the older Person and Care Skills Bundle for €290

Click here to apply online for Care of the older Person ONLY

This blended learning programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to provide care for the older person in a variety of settings.

Programme Description:

    • The ageing process
    • Working with the older person
    • Caring for the older person with specific needs and care settings

Students need to be on placement in a registered setting as contact with older persons in such setting is a necessary part of the training course for practical skills demonstrations which are 60% of the assessment for certification.   Manual and Patient Handling are not offered as part of this course.

Important Information

The approach to delivery may have to be adjusted at short notice moving to online depending on advice from the Government.  Refunds will NOT BE given if classes have to move online from the classroom.  Please ensure that you have access to a device to support your learning and you are comfortable to move online.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach (classroom / online)

Students must have basic IT Skills.


Skills Demo         60%

Project                 40%

Tuition Fee:        €180

Accreditation:     QQI Minor Award in Care of the Older Person 5N2706 (5M3782)

Start Date:   Wednesday 25th September 2024

If one enrolls for both Care of the Older Person and Care Skills together, a bundle price of €300 will be applied.