Care Support 5N0758 – 15 Jan-5 Feb 2021

Course Name QQI Level 5 Care Support
Course Code 5N0758
Duration 34 Hours (evenings and Saturdays)
Location RSG Centre, Derrane + Online
Module Status Mandatory
Accreditation QQI Level 5

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures place to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection:

  • Social distancing 2 metre (6 feet) space between you and other people
  • Provision of PPE
  • Provision of Hand Sanitiser
  • Provision of face masks


Date Day Time Location Total Hours
15 Jan 2021 Friday 6.00pm-10.00pm RSG Centre (INTRO) 4
18 Jan 2021 Monday 6.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 4
20 Jan 2021 Wednesday 7.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 3
22 Jan 2021 Friday 7.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 3
23 Jan 2021 Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm RSG Centre 7
27 Jan 2021 Wednesday 7.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 3
01 Feb 2021 Monday 7.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 3
05 Feb 2021 Friday 3.00pm-10.00pm RSG Centre (Skills Demo) 7
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34 HRS


TO APPLY CLICK HERE and select your module(s) of choice or for more information call us on 086 166 8428 Or email

Course Aim

The course is designed is to ensure that learners acquire the skills 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.

Course Content

  • Roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
  • Role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Planning and providing enhanced quality care
  • Meeting the needs of the individual client
  • Personal planning and growth

Entry Level

  • QQI Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification and /or relevant life and work experience
  • Competent in spoken and written English

Progression Route

Learners who complete this module can progress towards the full QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339


Learners who wish to achieve this QQI Level 5 Module or Component Certificate are required to:

  • Keep a personal daily record during the programme (70%)
  • Report on a practical activity carried out in the workplace (30%)

Course Delivery

All training is delivered in a people centred, friendly and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competent in order to excel in their caring role.  Training is delivered using a variety of methodologies involving class tuition, group discussions and role play. Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background in-depth knowledge and experience of the Healthcare sector.

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