QQI Accredited Online Course

Start as soon as you enrol, no set starting date

You will have 6 months to complete this online course

No hidden costs – 100% transparency on course fees

Highly qualified & accessible full time in-house tutors, whom you can contact through phone & email

Garda vetting service & work placement insurance provided in course fees

€395 when paid in full or easy pay instalments of 2 x €197.50 available.

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone at 01 6855 300.

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QQI Level 5 Care Skills & Care of the Older Person Course Online

Our level 5 care skills & care of the older person course is a QQI accredited distance learning course. Once enrolled you will be assigned a tutor whom you can contact through email & phone. During your course, you will be required to complete 20 hours of work experience per module. After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a healthcare assistant, carer and care worker in an HSE registered healthcare setting.

€395 when paid in full

Also easy pay instalments available of 2 x €197.50 per month.

How to Enrol

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone, you can give us a call at 01 6855 300 (24/7) or you can request a call back at a time that suits you!

QQI Level 5 Care Skills & Care of the Older Person Course Online

Our level 5 care skills & care of the older person course is a QQI accredited distance learning course. Once enrolled you will be assigned a tutor whom you can contact through email & phone. During your course, you will be required to complete 20 hours of work experience per module. After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a healthcare assistant, carer and care worker in an HSE registered healthcare setting.

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As our learner, you will be issued with a username and password which allows you to log-in to your course anywhere you have an internet connection and at any time. This allows you to complete the course at a time and pace that suits your individual needs. You will have access to the course materials plus support documents and useful links and video clips. All course materials can be printed if you prefer a paper copy. In addition, you will have access to tutor support though phone, email and via an online forum.

The purpose of our QQI Care Skills & Care of the Older Person course is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work under supervision and independently in a range of Healthcare settings and/or to progress to higher education and training.

Please note, there is an in-house training component to this course. For further details, please discuss with our training consultant.

No particular skills, knowledge or competence will be required of you for successful completion of this course, however you will be expected to have a minimum of Level 4 Certificate standard of education or equivalent together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care. It is essential that you have competence in written and spoken English, along with computer literacy skills.

Or care skills & care of the older person course will cater for a variety of adult learners ranging from school leavers with no previous experience in the healthcare sector to more mature adults with relevant life or work experience. Some of the latter will have previously had some education and training in healthcare. More mature adults will frequently be seeking new career opportunities, be working in the home or currently working in the healthcare sector. These will tend to opt for the part-time learning route to achieving the award. The course  will be open to both male and female learners, although male participants will be in the minority.

Care Skills (minor award) – 5N2770

Care of the Elderly (minor award) – 5N2706

 

Continuous assessment including work-based assignments, projects, skills demonstrations and learner records.

You are required to obtain 40 hours work experience (20 hours per module) and are expected to carry out some of the assignments in the workplace.

Recognition of prior learning can only by sought if the learner is working towards a major award: QQI Level 5 Healthcare course.

After successfully completing these modules, you will be qualified to work as a healthcare assistant, carer and care worker in an HSE registered healthcare setting with some home care agencies. You will also be qualified to progress to further education.

You can progress to the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Major Award by completing the remaining 6 modules.

In compliance with Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 Part 6, where Chevron Training and Recruitment Ltd. offers training programmes of 3 months duration or more, Learner Protection cover is in place via relevant financial product, should Chevron Training & Recruitment Ltd cease to provide QQI programmes before learners have completed awards.

Course Modules:

How distance learning works

As our learner, you will be issued with a username and password which allows you to log-in to your course anywhere you have an internet connection and at any time. This allows you to complete the course at a time and pace that suits your individual needs. You will have access to the course materials plus support documents and useful links and video clips. All course materials can be printed if you prefer a paper copy. In addition, you will have access to tutor support though phone, email and via an online forum.

Course profile

The purpose of our QQI Care Skills & Care of the Older Person course is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and competence required to work under supervision and independently in a range of Healthcare settings and/or to progress to higher education and training.

Please note, there is an in-house training component to this course. For further details, please discuss with our training consultant.

Who should enrol?

Or care skills & care of the older person course will cater for a variety of adult learners ranging from school leavers with no previous experience in the healthcare sector to more mature adults with relevant life or work experience. Some of the latter will have previously had some education and training in healthcare. More mature adults will frequently be seeking new career opportunities, be working in the home or currently working in the healthcare sector. These will tend to opt for the part-time learning route to achieving the award. The course  will be open to both male and female learners, although male participants will be in the minority.

Entry requirements

No particular skills, knowledge or competence will be required of you for successful completion of this course, however you will be expected to have a minimum of Level 4 Certificate standard of education or equivalent together with a strong interest in the provision of quality care. It is essential that you have competence in written and spoken English, along with computer literacy skills.

Further details

  • Qualification gained:
    • Care Skills (minor award) – 5N2770
    • Care of the Elderly (minor award) – 5N2706
  • Assessment method: Continuous assessment including work-based assignments, projects, skills demonstrations and learner records.
  • Work experience: You are required to obtain 40 hours work experience (20 hours per module) and are expected to carry out some of the assignments in the workplace.
  • Exemptions: Recognition of prior learning can only by sought if the learner is working towards a major award: QQI Level 5 Healthcare course.
  • Career opportunities: After successfully completing these modules, you will be qualified to work as a healthcare assistant, carer and care worker in an HSE registered healthcare setting with some home care agencies. You will also be qualified to progress to further education.
  • Progression to further studies: You can progress to the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Major Award by completing the remaining 6 modules.

Protection for learners

In compliance with Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 Part 6, where Chevron Training and Recruitment Ltd. offers training programmes of 3 months duration or more, Learner Protection cover is in place via relevant financial product, should Chevron Training & Recruitment Ltd cease to provide QQI programmes before learners have completed awards.