The QQI Care of the Older Person course is a 8 day module which is available for those with 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 becoming a Private HomeCare Carer, please visit our recruitment page.
This course consists of 1 evening session per day for 8 days.
Day 1 and 2: The Ageing Process
Day 3 and 4: Working with the Older Person
Day 5 and 6: Caring for Older Person with Specific Needs
Day 7: Care Settings
Day 8: Skills Demonstrations
Day 1: 27th July: (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 2: 28th July (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 3: 10th August (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 4: 11th August (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 5: 24th August (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 6: 25th August (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 7: 7th September (6pm-9.30pm)
Day 8: 8th September (6pm-9.30pm) 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.
Secure a place with a deposit of €50 payable online
This course takes place over 8 evening sessions .
Online via Zoom
The cost is €195 per person for the entire course, including all materials.