Certificate in the Care of the Elderly Person (30 ECTS) Accreditation Level (MQF/EQF) 5 Start Date: 13th July 2020 Time 5pm – 8pm Total Price €800 Total Number of weeks 26 weeks + 12 weeks for certification (Lectures) Lecturers Jesmond Friggieri & others Co-ordinator/Principal Jesmond Friggieri Booking Deposit €300 Payments by Instalments Yes €200 (monthly) Application Online http://bit.ly/LCTS_Form Type of Assessments Assignments & Blended Eligibility Criteria The candidate must have: 1. Matsec Advanced Level in any two subjects and Matsec Intermediate Level in any one subject (MQF Level 4) Or 2. Any recognised qualification at MQF Level 4 (120 ECTS) Or 3. Matsec Ordinary level in at least 4 subjects and more than 5 years’ experience in a care worker role or higher (references will be requested from present and previous employers including Jobsplus employment history and 4. During the course, candidates must be working in the elderly care sector or be willing to carry out a voluntary placement at a care home. Occupational Relationship This certificate will lead candidates to apply for the post a care worker. Career Path Diploma in Care Management Modules Code Title ECTS HSC001 The role of the carer for the elderly 2 HSC002 Supporting the elderly person 2 HSC003 Inter/Intrapersonal skills for carers for the elderly 2 HSC004 Nutrition for the elderly person 2 HSC005 Health & Safety in the care for the Elderly 4 HSC006 Understanding the different levels of care for the elderly 2 person HSC007 Professional ethics for carers 2 HSC008 Mental health issues related to the elderly person 2 HSC009 Clinical skills used with the elderly person 4 HSC010 Developing practical carer skills 8 Terms and Conditions Apply 1. The letter of acceptance will only be issued once the course deposit has been paid. You need to send over the deposit at least two weeks before the course start date. 2. If a student does not pass from a particular module and needs to repeat that same module, this will be carried out at an additional fee. 3. Once the student starts the programme, any fees due are non-refundable. 4. The student has to fill out an online application. On admission, s/he will need to sign a contract of studies. 5. All applicants must present (in paper or digital format) all the certificates that are needed to assess eligibility at least a day before starting the course. 6. If you want to switch courses (e.g. from the Certificate course to the Diploma course within the same faculty), you need to inform us at least two weeks before starting the course. If this change requires an additional deposit fee, then this change will be only accepted on the condition that we receive the payment immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot accept such changes if you've already started the original course. 7. Exemption from course modules due to other certifications that the applicant has already obtained is possible; however, this takes place on a case by case basis. You need to send a formal request by clicking on the following link: https://form.jotformeu.com/jesfrig/rpl. You need to make this request when applying for the course. An official response will be issued during the first week of the course.