Care Skills QQI Level 5 (Blended)

Tues 6.30 – 9.30 pm • Duration: 12 weeks

Tuition Fee:        €180
Start Date:     Tuesday 24th September 2024

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

Please note the Care of the older Person is held on a Wednesday night

Click here to apply online for Care Skills ONLY

This blended learning programme is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment. Contact with a registered HIQA setting is skills demonstration is necessary part of training worth 60% of assessment.  Manual and Patient Handling are not offered as part of this course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the hygiene needs of clients
  • Discuss the prevention of pressure sores
  • Adapt levels of assistance to the needs of particular clients
  • Examine the physical, emotional, social, psychological needs of clients

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.
• Access to the use of a laptop/PC/tablet/smart phone
• Google Chrome is the recommended browser
• Good internet connection.


Skills Demo         60%

Assignment        40%

Tuition Fee:        €180

Accreditation:     QQI Minor Award in Care Skills 5N2770  (5M3782)

Start Date:  Tuesday 24th September 2024

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