Course Description

Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online



Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 7 weeks. Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in learning about caring for older people? Forus Training’s Level 5 Care of the Older Person course is starting on August 23rd 2021.
Sign up today to gain this valuable QQI accredited qualification. This 7 week course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings. The course will be delivered through a blend of virtual sessions and self directed learning allowing you to learn at your own pace without compromising on vital trainer support.

Throughout this programme, you will;
  • Discuss a range of age related issues to include healthy ageing, global and national demographic trends, the physiological and psychological processes of ageing, the social impact of ageing on older people and differing attitudes to ageing and older people,
  • Analyse the roles of the health care assistant in promoting positive attitudes to ageing and of statutory and voluntary agencies in promoting the well being of older people,
  • Explore the range of older people’s needs to include physical, social, emotional, psychological, recreational, financial, environmental and spiritual needs,
  • Promote a range of aspects of care for the older person to include empowerment, advocacy,independence, individualised care, dignity, respect,choice, self esteem and include family and carers as partners in care.

 


Assessment:

The course 5N2706 Online Care of the Older Person is assessed in the following ways, with the following weighting;

  • Skills Demonstration 60%
  • Project 40%.

Skills Demonstration: 60%

A skills demonstration is used to assess a wide range of practical based learning outcomes including practical skills and knowledge. A skills demonstration will require the learner to complete a task or series of tasks that demonstrate a range of skills.

Project: 40%

A project is a response to a brief devised by the assessor. A project is usually carried out over an extended period of time. Projects may involve research, require investigation of a topic, issue or problem or may involve process such as a design task, a performance or practical activity or production of an artefact or event.

 


Tutor Support

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning.

Learner Pack

  • When you enrol on a course, you will receive a printed learner pack from your trainer on the first session of the event.
  • This learner pack contains clear assessment instructions and comprehensive material to support you as you complete the course.
  • The pack will also include induction information as well as forms that you will complete during and at the end of your course.

Trainer Support

  • The trainer provides support to learners, including issuing feedback on draft work you will submit. Expect to wait up to 72 hours for a response by email from your trainer. Many of our trainers have full time jobs as well as training with us this means they will have up-to-date sector specific information, but also means that you need to allow a little time for them to get back to you. Our trainers are current with practice in the sector in which they work.
  • Trainers can, by appointment, make time available to you before or after class to answer your queries that cannot be covered in the session. They can also make an appointment with you to discuss your work on a telephone call.
The Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 Online course at Forus Training is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCare of the Older Person
Course Start Date23rd August 2021
Course End Date4th October 2021
Course Duration7 weeks
Course TimeThe course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Course Fee250
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria. Have completed the Leaving Certificate. and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Carear PathThis course leads to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Health and Social Care. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Phone0449349400
Course Code5N2706
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