Care Support Level 5

FETAC Level 5
Duration: 5 Days
Awarding Body: FETAC Level 5
Location: Nationwide

Course Overview:
This module is designed to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to work effectively in a care setting. The module aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.

Course Units:
Relating to the Client
Reflection and Development
Working with Others
Working in Care

Course Outcomes:
Participants of this course will successfully achieve the following outcomes:
• An understanding of the responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
• They will recognise the need for continuing development in care work, drawing on personal reflection and experience
• Learners will promote good practice and respect for diversity in the care setting
• Show an understanding to the importance of working effectively as part of a team
• Communicate and deal with people in ways that are consistent with the role of a carer

Entry Requirements:
Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences
Candidates should hold an Irish Heart Level 3 Heart Saver CPR certificate or equivalent

Assessment:
Learner Record 70%
Assignment 30%

Progression Route:
Major Award FETAC Level 5