QQI Courses

Manual Handling Instructor Course (QQI Level 6)

Price: EUR750.00

Date: February 27, 2019

This course is aimed for employees or individuals who wish to deliver manual handling training courses.

Available Spaces: 9

Infection Prevention & Control

Price: EUR65.00

Date: March 22, 2019

This course is aimed at any person working in the nursing, healthcare, childcare, dentistry, tattoo, sector, or, any profession where infection control and the management of infection control is essential.

This course aims to provide the student with the basic principles of preventing the spread of infection and the current developments in infection control. Also the student will have be able to apply standard precautions in relation to infection control.Course Content:

  • Understand Infection Control
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Principles of Infection Control
  • Infection Control Management
  • Standard Precautions in relation to Infection Control
  • Infection Prevention and Control in providing a Safe Environment
  • Understand Prevention of the Spread of Infection
  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency

In the classroom, students participate in simulated scenarios. Students work with an Instructor to complete skills practice.

Qualification Achieved: Successful candidates will receive s Safe-T-Group certificate of training


Available Spaces: Unlimited

Crisis Prevention Training

Price: EUR125.00

Date: March 29, 2019

Management of Actual & Potential Aggression   

This course is designed to give participants an understanding of disruptive and aggressive behaviour and equip them with the skills to risk assess, de-escalate situations, disengage from risky environments & behaviour, manage their personal safety, manage aggression and challenging behaviour, and follow good practice in their decision making regarding justification for actions taken. It is aimed for employees who work in challenging environments where they have a duty of care to others and themselves. It has been developed with person-centered delivery at its core. The core values of this training are that any actions should be proportionate, reasonable, and justified, that any physical intervention should only be used to avoid injury or harm, should be a last resort and safety is the paramount concern protecting the rights of the cared for and the safety of the carer.

This course is an interactive course where there is a healthy mix of theory and practical methods of training throughout the course. Although the course is designed for the workplace all learning outcomes can be applied to first aid situations in the home and sporting situations.

Course Content:

  • Unit 1: Understanding Challenging, Aggressive,  & disruptive Behaviour
  • Unit 2: Crisis Prevention
  • Unit 3: De-escalation
  • Unit 4: Managing Behaviour
  • Unit 5: Decision Making
  • Unit 6: Good Practice
  • Unit 7: What is Reasonable Force / Disengagement
  • Unit 8: Case Studies
  • Unit 9: Holding/Disengagement Skills (Practical)
  • Unit 10: Group Work/ Reflection

Qualification Achieved: Fully CPD accredited, Licensed by the Self Defence & Martial Arts Guild, Regulated by the Care Quality Commission UK (HIQA Equivalent)

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Care of the Older Person QQI Level 5 (Introductory Offer)

Price: EUR200.00

Date: April 29, 2019

Dates: April 29th, May 13th, 20th, & 27th
Easy payment Option available  

Who Should Apply:

  • Carers working with Older People
  • Those planning a career in a healthcare setting who require a formal qualification
  • Family members caring for relatives in a home setting
  • Care of the Older Person and Care Skill are the two mandatory modules that Healthcare providers look for from job applicants along with People Moving and Handling Training before they start work (whilst working toward their Health Services Skills QQI Level 5 Major Award on an ongoing basis) 

Course Outline:
QQI Level 5 Care of the Older Person 5N2706 has been designed to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary to care effectively and empathetically for the older person in a range of settings. The learners will gain a broad understanding of age related issues and the supports and services available to older people in Ireland. Learners will consider the various needs that must be addressed when providing care to older people with varying levels of dependence, including end of life care.

Learners will explore the importance of good communication with their own team, the person they are caring for and their families. It is intended that this module will help to prepare learners for employment in nursing homes or as a healthcare assistants working as part of multi-disciplinary teams working for public or private home-care providers.

Course Content:

  • Unit 1: Ageing Process
  • Unit 2: Working with the Older Person
  • Unit 3: Caring for the Older Person with Specific Needs
  • Unit 4: Care Settings.
Entry Requirements: 
  • Level 4 Certificate, or Leaving Cert, and/or equivalent qualifications, or relevant life and work experience.
  • Students must be working/ or on work experience in the Healthcare Sector/ or have experience working with older people as assignments will require learners to draw upon practical experience.
  • Good level of English, written and spoken.
Programme provider: Culhane Training Ltd, programme validated by QQI

Qualification Achieved:

on successful completion of the course, participants will receive a QQI level 5 Care of the Older Person

This is a component certificate: Care of the Older Person 5N2706 is one of 8 modules that can lead to a level 5 Major Award in Health Service Skills 5M3782, Healthcare Support 5M4339, or Nursing Studies 5M4325. 5N2706 is an optional module of these major awards

Related Training:
Safety & Health at Work
Care Skills
Infection Prevention & Control
Care Skills
Patient Moving & Handling

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Safety & Health at Work FETAC Level 5 (date to be confirmed)

Price: EUR450.00

Date: January 1, 2020

This course is aimed for employees, managers and safety representatives who have an interest in health and safety in the workplace. The course enables candidates to promote and maintain good health and safety practices in the workplace.

(PHECC) First Aid Responder (replacing QQI Occupational First Aid)

Price: EUR250.00

Date: January 1, 2021

There is a change to the Provision of First Aid training to comply with HSA requirements as of the 1st September 2017. The Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) are the new approved awarding body for first aid training in the workplace with the First Aid Responder course replacing the QQI Occupational First Aid course. Those who hold a QQI Occupational First Aid Certificate will refresh to First Aid Responder when their Cert Expires. 

This course is aimed for employees who wish to act as an occupational first aider for their company. Under the General Application Regulations 2007 (Part 7 Chapter 2 First Aid) requires companies to train a number of their employees to act as Occupational first aiders in the workplace.

The course is also suitable for those wishing to train as a first aider for emergency situations occurring in everyday life

Available Spaces: 9