Care Skills QQI Level 5

Care Skills QQI Level 5

Mondays 6.30pm-8.30pm for 16 weeks


This programme module aims to equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and competence to care for clients in a safe and hygienic environment.  Learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of clients needing care, different types of care need and the differing care needs of clients.
  • Develop the necessary knowledge to respond effectively to clients’ individual needs, with their involvement and their use of choice.
  • Demonstrate practical skills in the area of client personal care.
  • Utilise knowledge and skills required for the maintenance of a safe, healthy and hygienic environment for clients.
  • Utilise the academic and vocational language, literacy and/or numeracy skills related to Care Skills through the medium of the indicative content.


Course Dates

October 7th, 14th, 21st

November 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

December 2nd, 9th, 16th

January 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

February 3rd, 10th


Start Date

Monday 7th October @ 6.30pm




Examination fee of €20 is payable for non medical card holders for certification of the course.  If you have a valid medical card you will be exempt from the examination fee but a copy of this must be emailed on application nightclasses@westportcfe.