Care Skills (QQI level 5) 5N2770 Training Course

Course Title:

Care Skills (QQI level 5) 5N2770

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.
150 hours total - 50 hours Tutor led
Maximum number of people:

Course Content

Learners will be able to:

Identify relevant groups of people in need of health care
Examine the physical, emotional, social, psychological and
spiritual needs of a range of groups of people
Identify the hygiene needs of dependent clients
Discuss the prevention of pressure sores
Demonstrate knowledge of the correct procedures for the
cleaning and replacement of a range of patient equipment
Demonstrate a range of interpersonal skills when dealing with
Contribute to the maintenance of safe and hygienic
Assist clients with dressing, grooming, eating, drinking, toileting,
continence promotion, mobility and where appropriate, social
Apply client safety and security procedures
Give assistance to clients in the use of a range of care
Complete client documentation where appropriate

Course Notes

Entry Requirements:

Good command of the English language with a proficient level of literacy and numeracy
Some previous experience in a Healthcare setting
Garda Vetting desirable

Assessment Mode
60% Skills Demonstration
40% Assignment

Course Schedule


Apr 2018

Care Skills (QQI level 5) 5N2770
Wed 4 AprMayo Abbey Resource Centre, Mayo Abbey, ClaremorrisMayoBook
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