Care Support

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.

Special Requirements:

Candidates should hold an Irish Heart Level 3 Heart Saver CPR Certificate or equivalent.

For further information please call us on 1890-600-666 or complete our Inquiry Form.