Assessment will be split between a Skills Demonstration and theory-based assignments.
The course will be classroom based over four days, and in addition, supported by distance learning with nursing tutors. Students will be required to carry out work experience and assignments in order to successfully complete the course and satisfy the assessment requirements.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be awarded a QQI/FETAC Level 5 (Component) Certificate in Care Skills.
Having successfully completed this course students will have achieved one of 8 modules that lead to a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339 or Nursing Studies 5M4325. Care Skills is a compulsory module for Healthcare Support 5M4339 and an optional module for Nursing Studies 5M4325.
– Care of the Older Person
– Infection Prevention and Control
– Occupational First Aid