Person Centred Focus to Disability QQI Level 5


Code – 5N1728

This module is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge skills and competence required to apply a person centred focus to their work with people with disabilities in a variety of settings.

Who should complete?

Person Centered Focus to Disability (5N1728) is suitable for individuals interested in or working within the field of disability support services. This includes professionals such as disability support workers, social care workers, healthcare assistants, educators, therapists, and case managers who directly support individuals with disabilities. Additionally, individuals involved in policy development, advocacy, and research related to disability rights and inclusion would benefit from this course. Moreover, family members or caregivers of individuals with disabilities seeking a deeper understanding of person centered approaches and strategies for providing effective support may also find this training valuable. Overall, anyone wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with disabilities and promoting their rights, autonomy, and inclusion in society should consider completing this course.

Entry Requirements

To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.

Ideally a minimum of Level 4 certificate standard of education and a strong interest in the provision of quality care in a healthcare setting.

Proficiency in written and spoken English, as well as computer literacy skills, are essential. Students undertaking Level 6 module s are expected to demonstrate proficiency in reading, drafting, preparing, and comprehending information across various topics. Basic IT skills and access to necessary equipment such as a computer, broadband, email, Microsoft Office, and recording equipment are required for skills demonstration tasks. Additionally, learners must be capable of self-directed study as this module is delivered through blended learning.


Successful completion of Person Centered Focus to Disability (5N1728) enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement.

Person Centered Focus to Disability (5N1728) is an elective module towards the Healthcare Support Level 5 – 5M4339 Major Award.

Upon successful completion of the module, learners will be awarded a QQI minor component Award in Person Centered Focus to Disability (5N1728)

QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) serves as the national accrediting body for further education and training in Ireland. Barrow Consultancy & Training is duly registered with QQI to provide programmes leading to QQI awards within the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. For further information on the National Framework of Qualifications, please refer to this link.

For more detailed information regarding accreditation, please click here.

All registration and certification fees are encompassed within the module price.

Our QQI module offers comprehensive blended learning with dedicated tutor support, eliminating the need for in-person lectures. Learners have a 90-day window to complete the module, starting on any Monday or Thursday.  

Upon enrolment, the learner will receive login credentials to access module materials at their own convenience. Our full-time, highly qualified tutors are available via email to address any questions or concerns. Additionally, our online forums foster peer-to-peer discussions. 

Extensions or pauses can be arranged through our office if needed. 

Group training and pricing details are available upon request.

Please feel free to contact us at 059 97 21416 for further information.