Certificate in Person-centred Dementia Care (Level 4) (Micro-credential)
Otago Polytechnic Ltd
Health Care Assistant
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
Academic requirements: Open entry.
English language requirements:
All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to study at this level.
If English is not your first language, you must provide: an overall Academic IELTS score of at least 5.5 (achieved in one test completed in the last two years, with no less than 5 in any band), OR equivalent.
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Disclose any criminal convictions prior to commencing the micro-credential
- Consent to a police check prior to commencing the micro-credential
The above is to ensure that, while in work placement, learners comply with workplace obligations for the protections for vulnerable adults under the Crimes Act 2012. See sections 151, 195, and 195A,
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this micro-credential is to equip people caring for those with dementia in a healthcare setting, with specialised knowledge and skills to provide supportive and compassionate care.
Examples of related scholarships
Thomas Tippet Trust Awards
NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary
Refer to application organisation
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