Activities of Living Patient Care

The Open College


Course Name Activities of Living Patient Care
Course Provider The Open College
Course Code 5N3707
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cornelscourt
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Students can start this course at any time of the year that is convenient.
Duration Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.

No classes to attend.
Course Fee

Expand+Course Fee: Special Offer price: €229
Student work placement Insurance covered at no extra cost.

There are several ways to pay your course fees. You can pay online or by cheque, credit or debit card, cash, banker’s draft or bank transfer.


Entry Requirements

Expand+Preferred entry level:
Level 4 Certificate or Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and / or relevant life and work experiences.

Programme Entry Requirements:
• If you take this course by distance learning the course material will be ...

Financial Support

Expand+I am on a Social Welfare Benefit, Can I get funding for a QQI Course?
Yes. People on Social Welfare Benefits & Jobseekers wishing to participate on The Open College’s extensive range of training courses, may be eligible to avail of Department of Em...

Comment Award: QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Activities of Living Patient Care (5N3707).

Format: Distance Learning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.

Garda Vetting Provided.
Course Content

Expand+This Activities of Living Patient Care award will:
• Facilitate the learner to gain understanding of the Activities of Living and its application to client care.

• Facilitate the learner to gain knowledge and competency in the delivery of holisti...

Subjects Taught Topics Covered Include:
Unit One: Activities of Living
Unit Two: Part A – Caring for the Patient / Client Utilising Activities of Living.
Unit Two: Part B – Caring for the Patient / Client Utilising Activities of Living.
Assessment Method

Expand+Skills Demonstration – 60% of Marks
Project – 40% of Marks

Skills Demonstration: The Learner will be observed in a range of clinical skills demonstrating good patient care, a written report will also be submitted for each skill undertaken.


Number of Credits NFQ Credit Value: 15 credits
FET Code 5N3707
Further Enquiries Our administration office is located at:
The Learning Centre,
Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.

Tel: + 353 (1) 206 1828 or + 353 (1) 206 1829
Our advice lines are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 5.30pm.
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