QQI Level 5 Community Care is Delivered Through the Following Channels:

Course Overview

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Qualifications:

QQI Level 5 Major Award in Community Care (8 QQI Level 5 Component Certificates)

 

Course Units:

CODE MODULE LEVEL
5N2770 CARE SKILLS 5
5N0749 CARE OF THE OLDER PERSON 5
5N1794 SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK 5
5N0690 COMMUNICATIONS 5
5N1356 WORK EXPERIENCE 5
5N0754 PSYCHOLOGY 5
5N1279 HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 5
5N1370 SOCIAL STUDIES 5

 

Entry Requirements:

A minimum Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent education or experience. Proficiency in English language.

 

Assessments/Examinations:

Continuous Assessment

Learners must complete 240 hours of work experience in a suitable healthcare setting which might be a nursing home, hospital, or daycare centre. Students may need to complete a patient moving and handling course and basic first aid responder course prior to starting their work placement.

 

Garda Vetting

Garda Vetting is a legal requirement under the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016 for the vetting of persons carrying out work with children or vulnerable persons.

Students must complete the Garda Vetting process before commencing work placement.

Students who have spent more than 6 months living outside of Ireland will need to provide a copy of their Police Clearance Certification for all international addresses that they have lived at, before starting placement.


Timetable For Each Delivery Channel

Part-Time

LocationCut-OffStartsDayTime Duration
Dublin 2 City Centre Open for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
DundrumOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
Cork CityOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
Galway CityOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
Letterkenny TownOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
Limerick CityOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks
Tralee TownOpen for EnrolingSpring 2022Tuesday & Thursday6.30 pm – 9.30 pm32 Weeks

*Thursday is a 2 hour online webinar

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