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Care Provision and Practice 5N2705 QQI/FETAC Level 5

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to understand the roles and responsibilities of care workers, the needs of groups requiring care and the interpersonal qualities needed to work in a range of care environments.
Who should apply:
Anyone interested in working with the older person or healthcare environment.
Learners will be able to:
1. Identify a range of specific groups in need of care in the community to include children, adolescents, adults, older people, those with special needs
2. Discuss the care in the community needs of these specific groups to include their physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs
3. Summarise the role of a care worker with a range of different client groups to include specialists working in statutory and voluntary care  provision
4. Discuss the caring qualities necessary for working with different client groups
5. Examine the skills involved in total patient care
6. Demonstrate caring qualities when working with people in care situations to include recognition of their requirements for privacy, independence, dignity and positive self image
7. Employ a range of interpersonal qualities to include awareness of the different feelings of clients, relatives and colleagues in specific situations and positive responses to the needs of these groups
8. Give assistance with total patient care in the workplace to include the correct use of basic tools and equipment
9. Suggest how the care in the community needs of a range of specific groups can be met to include a typical daily routine that aids their physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual well-being
10. Contribute to planned activities with clients in the workplace
11. Recognise the therapeutic value of leisure pursuits and social activities for clients.

Assessment Technique:     

Skills Demonstration  40%        Assignment   60%

The grading of the QQI/FETAC component is as follows:
Pass  -  50-64%            Merit  -  65-79%         Distinction  - 80-100%
G Training Centre, Gorey
Costing: €200 (including Administration Fee)          This price does not include QQI/FETAC Certification Fees
Duration: 10 - 12 weeks            Start Date: To be Confirmed     Time:
All participants are required to be Garda Vetted and take part in suitable work experience during the programme.
It is the responsibility of the learners to secure an appropriate work experience placement.
Please note: KCFE can NOT insure candidates while attending work experience.
Learners may work in Health Care settings such as:
Nursing homes/ Day care, Special Needs Centres, Family Carers, Respite Workers, Home Helps Care Attendants
or People interested in working in the Care sector
Component Certification:
Following successful completion Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education will offer a QQI/ FETAC Level 5 component in Care Provision and Practice (5N2705) which is a Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Learner Progression
Care Provision and Practice  (5N2705) is a component of Healthcare Support 5M4339 QQI/FETAC Level 5 Major Award.
Learners who successfully complete this programme may use the associated credits as a stand-alone qualification or as one component of a Major Award, with a view to moving up to the next level.
Additional Information
All training is delivered in a friendly and comfortable training centre with experienced and dedicated tutors focusing on ensuring each trainee is given every opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to excel in their caring role.
To view more information in relation to the specific learning outcomes of this component please see the full Component Specification which is available on the QQI/FETAC website.
To find out if the above component is currently scheduled please visit our Course Scheduled page
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Address: Ballygarron, Kilmuckridge Gorey Co. Wexford
Phone: 053 91 18578
email: info@kcfe.ie

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