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QQI Care Skills – In person course – €200

23 November, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1 December, 2022 @ 4:30 pm


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Qualification Details

QQI Course Code: 5N2770 | NFQ Level 5 | Award Class Minor

Care Skills Course Outline

The QQI Care Skills course is an 4 day module which is available for all those with the relevant experience – Recognised Prior Learning (RPL).

Teaching Format: In class with trainer
This course is hosted by the trainer in person.

If you are interested in working with becoming a carer with us, please visit our recruitment page.

Course Dates


Day 1: 23rd November 2022

Day 2: 24th November  2022

Day 3: 30th November 2022

Day 4: 1st December 2022

Course Cost

€200. 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 4 day course takes place 2 days per week over 2 weeks


Lucan Presbyterian Church


The cost is €200 per person for the entire course, including all training materials.


23 November, 2022 @ 9:00 am
1 December, 2022 @ 4:30 pm
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Private HomeCare
01 621 9101
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Lucan Presbyterian Church
4 Hanbury Lane
Lucan, Co. Dublin K78EC82 Ireland
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01 621 9101