HealthCare Professional Carers Training Programme

In conjunction with South West Gno Skillnet

Applicants must be in receipt of Job Seekers / Social Welfare payment to qualify for entry.

Places will be allocated through an interview process

Contact Claire to register interest on 021 4536551 / claire.coakley@stlukeshome.ie

Course Content:

  • QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person
  • QQI Level 5 Care Skills
  • Manual Handling (Including Patient Handing)
  • CPR and Defib. (Irish Heart Foundation)
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Training
  • Infection Control
  • End of Life Care
Day Date Topic
1 T.B.C. Care of the Older Person – 1
2 T.B.C. CPR & Defibrillator Training
3 T.B.C. Care of the Older Person – 2
4 T.B.C. Manual/Patient Handling Training
5 T.B.C. Care of the Older Person – 3
6 T.B.C. Elder Abuse, Infection Control, End of Life Training
7 T.B.C. Care of the Older Person – 4
8 T.B.C. Care Skills – 1
9 T.B.C. Care of the Older Person – 5  
10 T.B.C. Care Skills – 2
11 T.B.C. Care Skills – 3
12 T.B.C. Care Skills – 4

On successful completion of these courses, learners will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person Component Certificate (5N2706) and QQI Level 5 Care Skills Component Certificate (5N2770) along with certificates in Manual Handling, CPR & Defibrillator, Prevention of Elder Abuse, Infection Control & End of Life Care.