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QQI Care Skills – Online class with trainer – €195

8 June, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Qualification Details

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.

Course Dates

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)

Course Cost

€195. Secure a place with a deposit of €50 payable online.

Learning Outcomes

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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8 June, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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01 621 9101