Care Support 5N0758 2021

Course Name QQI Level 5 Care Support
Course Code 5N0758
Duration 34 Hours (evenings)
Location Online
Module Status Mandatory
Accreditation QQI Level 5

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures placed 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
10th December Friday 6.00-10.00pm FLC In-Class 4
15th December Wednesday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
17th December Friday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
12th January Wednesday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
14th January Friday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
19th January Wednesday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
21st January      Friday 6.00-10.00pm Online Zoom 4
26th January Wednesday 6.00-10.00pm       FLC In-Class 4
34 HRS
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews


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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