Home Care Support Worker – Training Package
This unique programme offers learners the opportunity to complete the required courses, and receive the relevant qualifications, in order to provide appropriate and safe healthcare support in a client’s home.
We currently offer this programme over a five week period. Learners will attend classes two days per week. 100% attendance is required in order to pass successfully.
The programme consists of the following QQI modules and training courses:
|QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person 5N2706|
|QQI Level 5 Care Skills 5N2770|
|Basic First Aid|
|Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults|
|Recruitment Day – meet Home Care Support providers|
The order in which the training is delivered may vary from programme to programme. All learners will be issued with a timetable prior to starting a programme. Please see below for the planned programme for Mullingar, July 2019.
|Wk 1||Thur Aug 8th|
Fri Aug 9th
|Wk 2||Thur Aug 15th|
Fri Aug 16th
Care of the Older Person
Care of the Older Person
|Wk 3||Thur Aug 22nd|
Fri Aug 23rd
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
Basic First Aid (Group 1)
Basic First Aid (Group 2)
|Wk 4||Thur Aug 29th|
Fri Aug 30th
|Care of the Older Person|
Care of the Older Person & Patient Lifting
|Wk 5||Thur Sept 5th|
Fri Sept 6th
|Care of the Older Person & Care Skills (Skills Demonstrations Assessment)|
Optional – Guest Speaker/Seminar
All tutors on this programme are qualified in their specific fields to a minimum of Degree level (Level 8). Our tutors also have practical experience in their individual fields, along with experience and qualifications in adult training and development.
Currently, learners are emailed the handouts required each week. Please note that while you may like to print out your handouts, laptops and tablets are welcome in class. We are currently working on an online platform for course materials and hope learners will be able to avail of this in early 2019.
Your tutor may also recommend some online reading to complete between classes.
Learners are usually required to have completed the Leaving Certificate or equivalent, however, relevant work/life experience will also be considered. Competence in written and oral English is essential. Learners should be confident in the use of, and have access to, internet and email.
Although work experience is not mandatory in order to complete this training, Aspire Training will support learners who wish to volunteer in the area in order to gain some practical experience. Please speak to the Course Co-ordinator if you wish to volunteer while completing this programme.
The usual cost for this training package is €850.00. However, learners who sign up to the full programme will receive a discount of €150.00 and the fee for this full programme is €700.00.
Payment is made in three instalments as follows:
Payment 1: €100.00 Booking deposit is payable to secure your place on the course
Payment 2: €300.00 payable before your first class
Payment 3: €300.00 payable before your second class
Please note that deposits are non-refundable, unless the course is changed or cancelled by ourselves.
Individual Training Courses:
We are happy to provide quotes, for individual modules within the training package, on request. Simply phone us on 044-9348936.
If you are in receipt of a payment from the Department of Social Protection, on a CE Scheme or participating in an Activation Scheme, you may be eligible for some funding. Please contact the office for further advice in relation to this.
Click on the link below if you would like to secure your place on this training course: https://www.aspiretraining.ie/registration-form/