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Care Support Course aim:
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill, and competence to work under supervision in providing support in a variety of Healthcare settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.
Care Support Course location:
This course is delivered through Zoom.
Care Support Course learning outcomes:
On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
- Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
- Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care
- Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client
- Explore the need for personal planning and growth
- Plan strategies to improve own personal development
- Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses
- Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members
Care Support Course entry requirements
To ensure the greatest opportunity for successful participation in our programmes, learners are required to have a good command of English in terms of reading, writing and speaking.
This standard of proficiency is indicated by achieving or exceeding the standard of CEFR B2+ Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Learners who have achieved a passing grade in English at Junior Certificate level will be deemed to meet this criterion. However, learners for whom English is not their first language, are required to advise Qualtec, and may be required to provide evidence of proficiency. This could include completing a standardised CEFR test or equivalent.
Learners should have basic IT skills. They will need to be able email, word process (Word) and use Presentation software (Powerpoint) and Zoom. They must have good broadband access and their own laptop/ tablet with microphone and speakers. (at least 10 Mbps download speed). This can be tested in advance of the course will arranging a practice log in by sending an email to [email protected] or using this online tool https://www.highspeedinternet.com/tools/speed-test.
The course should be completed in a quite location. This can be tested prior to the course commencement.
Care Support Course Assignments & Time Commitment
Learners will need to complete a number of assignments.
Physical Activity: The learner must plan a physical activity like an outing or social event with a client.
Evidence should include a description of:
- how the activity was planned, including consultation and/or decision making by the client(s)
- the resources used
- use of teamwork and/or other personnel involved
- verbal and non-verbal communication that took place
- an evaluation of the impact of the activity for the client(s).
A learner record is the learner’s self-reported and self-reflective record in which he/she describes specific learning experiences, activities, responses and skills acquired. A personal learner record will be compiled by candidates. It will include a selection of evidence arising from candidates’ work and interaction with others in healthcare support
Training Delivery Approach and Location
This course is delivered through blended learning and be assessed through Zoom. Learners must be present online for the fully duration. They are expected to actively engage in the course through completion of polls and responding to questions.
If learners have any academic IT issues they can contact the trainer by email or [email protected] from 9.00 until 5 Monday to Friday. They can also contact outside these hours in the cause of urgent issues.
In successful completion of this course learners will receive a QQI Level 5 Care Support Certificate.
Experience. We are delivering this course for the last 15 years and have trained over 1,000 learners.
Satisfaction. We get great feedback on this course.
Price. We are competitively priced. There may be cheaper out there. However we offer value for money.
Competence. All of our trainers are fully qualified to deliver this course.
Resources. On completion of this course learners will be registered on our elearning centre. In this they will have access to our PowerPoint presentation, guides, videos and useful links.
As a trainer of trainer for 25 years Sean Kelleher is happy to provide guidance to learners on how learners can progress. He has also completed a Professional Diploma in Positive Health so is qualified to provide personal advice in the area of Positive Health & Wellbeing.
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