Parttime Classroom Health and welfare

Care Support (5N0758) – Healthcare YR2- Dungarvan

This programme module aims to provide a learner with the personal knowledge, 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.

Target Award

QQI Healthcare Support – 5M4339

Start Date: 03-09-2024 Hours/week: 02 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 15 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Care Skills Care Skills (5N2770) QQI
Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker.
2. Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
3. Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care.
4. Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client.
5. Explore the need for personal planning and growth.
6. Plan strategies to improve own personal development.
7. Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and
8. Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in care work.


Dungarvan Adult Education Centre


Wolfe Tone Road, Dungarvan


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Mary Upton


051 393794