This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Community Care

Code

5M2786

NFQ Level

5

EQF Level

4

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

09. Health and welfare > 2. Welfare > 9. Refer to subfield 09.2

Credit Value

120

Publication Date

15-03-2012

Review Date

31-12-2016

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the certificate specification for this award (see above) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

5N1279

Human Growth and Development

5

15

5N1794

Safety and Health at Work

5

15

5N2705

Care Provision and Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications

5

15

5N0972

Customer Service

5

15

5N1367

Teamworking

5

15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness

5

15

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience

5

15

5N1433

Work Practice

5

15

A minimum credit value of 30 from the following component(s)

5N0758

Care Support

5

15

5N1273

Equality and Disability

5

15

5N1370

Social Studies

5

15

5N1652

Intellectual Disability Studies

5

15

5N1764

Child Development

5

15

5N1765

Child Health and Well Being

5

15

5N1766

Childminding Practice

5

15

5N1773

Early Childhood Education and Play

5

15

5N1786

Special Needs Assisting

5

15

5N2006

Nutrition

5

15

5N2667

Sport and Recreation Studies

5

15

5N2706

Care of the Older Person

5

15

5N2770

Care Skills

5

15

The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.