Course Description

Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5)



Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5) is course run by The Open College, Dublin. It is a 'Distance Learning' course with a duration of 12 weeks. Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5) gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5) at The Open College, please review the details below.

Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • demonstrate good work practices in the provision of individualised holistic care for older people
  • understand the concept of the ageing process
  • be able to meet the full range of needs of older people in a variety of care settings
  • enhance the quality of life of the older person.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Unit 1: Ageing Process
  • Unit 2: Working with the Older Person
  • Unit 3: Caring for the Older Person with Specific Needs
  • Unit 4: Care Settings.

 

The Care of the Older Person (QQI Level 5) course at The Open College is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderThe Open College
Course LocationLeopardstown, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 18
Course TypeDistance Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 component in Care of the Older Person (5N2706)
Course Duration12 weeks
Course TimeThis Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 – 5N2706 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
Course Fee344.00
Entry Requirements- Level 4 Certificate, or Leaving Cert, and/or equivalent qualifications, or relevant life and work experience. - Students must be working or on work experience in the Healthcare Sector throughout their course as assignments will require learners to draw upon practical experience.
Carear PathHealthcare Assistant (HCA)
Phone01 2061828
Course Code5N2706
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The Open College



Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D18KX34

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