Care Skills QQI Level 5

Care Skills QQI Level 5

Tuesday 6.30pm-9.30pm

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

January 26th

February 2nd, 9th, 23rd

March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

April 13th, 20th, 27th

Start Date

Tuesday 26th January @ 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.