Palliative Care 5N3769 | 09 June – 05 July 2021

Course Name QQI Level 5 Palliative Care Support
Course Code 5N3769
Duration 34 Hours (evenings and Saturdays)
Location Derrane, Roscommon + Online (Zoom)
Module Status Optional
Accreditation QQI Level 5-Elective Module on the QQI Level 5 Major Award

Schedule (Pending):

Date Day Time Location Total Hours
09 June Wednesday 06:00 PM Online Zoom 4
14  June Monday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
16 June Wednesday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
19 June Saturday 09:00 AM In Class FLC 8
21 June Monday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
23 June Wednesday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
28  June Monday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
30 June Wednesday 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
05 July Monday 06:00 PM In Class FLC 4
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34

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

Course Aim

This course is designed to equip learners with  the required skills, knowledge and competence to provide person-centred care to a person diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary palliative care team and to support the dying person’s significant others in a palliative care setting.

Course Content

  • Working with a Palliative Approach
  • Communication skills
  • Death & Dying
  • Bereavement

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


  • Learner Record allocated by the tutor (70%)
  • Assignment on the Philosophy and Principles of Palliative Care (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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