This course is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to work effectively in a care setting. The course aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.
Trainees who successfully complete this course will:
- Understand the responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker.
- Recognise the need for continuing development in care work, drawing on personal reflection and experience.
- Promote good practice and respect for diversity in the care setting.
- Understand the importance of working effectively as part of a team
- Communicate and deal with people in ways that are consistent with the role of a carer.
Specific Learning Outcomes are grouped into 4 Unit(s)
Unit 1 Relating to the Client
Unit 2 Reflection and Development
Unit 3 Working with Others
Unit 4 Working with Care
Who should attend?
All persons wishing to expand their knowledge of the Care Support in the workplace including Managers, Supervisors, Responsible Persons and other employees.
Assessment & Certification:
Participants will be required to complete the course along with Learner Record consisting of selection of evidence arising from candidates work and interaction with others in healthcare support, (70%) and 1 written assignment (30%) set by FETAC to receive Level 5 Certification.
Preferred Entry Level:
Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experience.
Candidates should hold an Irish Heart Level 3 Heart Saver CPR Certificate or equivalent.