QQI Care Skills – Online class with trainer – €195
8 June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
QQI Course Code: 5N2770 | NFQ Level 5 | Award Class Minor
Care Skills Course Outline
The QQI Care Skills course is an 8 day module which is available for all those with the relevant experience – Recognised Prior Learning (RPL).
Teaching Format: Online class with trainer
This course is hosted by the trainer through the online platform, Zoom. You must have access to a laptop with a webcam or a smartphone.
If you are interested in working with becoming a carer with us, please visit our recruitment page.
This course takes place 2 days per week over 4 weeks. There are 2 online sessions per day; 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm (you must attend all sessions)
Day 1: 8th June 2020
Day 2: 12th June 2020
Day 3: 15th June 2020
Day 4: 19th June 2020
Day 5: 22nd June 2020
Day 6: 26th June 2020
Day 7: 29th June 2020
Day 8: 3rd July 2020 Skills Demonstrations -(The Skills Demonstrations take place in The Lucan Centre, Lucan, Co Dublin on the last day of the course. This is a traditional classroom setting but is large enough to allow for social distancing at all times. We will also have the full PPE for each learner)
€195. Secure a place with a deposit of €50 payable online.
At the end of this module, you 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, taking into account individual variation
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
Adapt levels of assistance to the needs of particular clients
Demonstrate a range of interpersonal skills when dealing with clients to include empathy, respect, patience and effective communication skills
Exercise initiative to improve client involvement in social events, outings and occupational therapy and physiotherapy
Contribute to the maintenance of safe and hygienic environments for clients to include the safe disposal of soiled linen
Assist clients with dressing, grooming, eating, drinking, toileting, continence promotion, mobility and where appropriate, social needs
Apply client safety and security procedures to include appropriate on site client care procedures for washing, bathing, showering, positioning, moving and handling
Give assistance that enhances the privacy, dignity, independence and positive self image of clients in care
Give assistance to clients in the use of a range of care equipment to include sensory equipment, aids to encourage independence and mechanical aids including hoists, mobility, feeding, washing, and elimination aids
Report changes in the client’s condition to the relevant Supervisor
Complete client documentation.
This 8 day course takes place 2 days per week over 4 weeks
Online through Zoom – Full details will be provided upon booking.
The cost is €195 per person for the entire course, including all training materials.
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