Interested in achieving the QQI Care of the Older Person Award that provides the knowledge, skills and competence in a full range of needs, for example, holistic care for older people in a variety of care settings, working under the direction and supervision of nursing staff.
A Qualification offering the practical skills appropriate for work as part of a team in a healthcare setting as a Care Assistant.
A career path with excellent job and progression opportunities to further and higher education.
Dorset College is Accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining the skills and knowledge in caring for older people – this will enable you to provide professional support in your role as a Care Assistant and progress academically.
Learn from highly qualified and experienced Teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills and competence required to work effectively in this field.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge, and understanding in caring for older people.
Work Experience: 20 Hours Mandatory
Start Date: 24/01/19
End Date: 21/02/19
Day: Thursday + 1 Saturday: 9.30 - 15.00 p.m.
Time: 09.30 to 17.30
Duration: 5 Weeks
The Care of the Older Person Level 5 Qualification can be used as a stepping stone to: