Care Support 5N0758 QQI/FETAC Level 5
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting.
It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.
Who should apply:
Anyone interested in working with the older person or healthcare environment.
Learners will be able to:
1.Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
2.Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
3.Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care
4.Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client
5.Explore the need for personal planning and growth
6.Plan strategies to improve own personal development
7.Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses
8.Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and
interpersonal issues that arise in care work.
Learner Record 70% Assignment 30%
Following successful completion Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education will offer a QQI/ FETAC Level 5 component in Care Support (5N0758) which is a Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Care Support (5N0758) 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.