Working Safely in Residential Care (Level 2 ) (Micro-credential)
Avatar Institute of Learning
Support for the Older Person
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.
To be eligible for enrolment and work placements, participants must:
* be at least 18 prior to commencement of the programme;
* be able to communicate effectively in conversational and written English;
* be fully vaccinated in accordance with Ministry of Health requirements;
* complete a health screening declaration to be cleared for work in a residential care facility;
* be physically able to perform the role of a care giver; and
* have no criminal convictions that would exclude employment in a residential care facility.
A completed NZ Police Vetting Service Request and Consent Form is required prior to confirmation of enrolment.
Exceptions to these entry requirements may be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Interested persons will be interviewed prior to confirmation of enrolment to ensure they are:
1. fully informed of the requirements to successfully complete this micro-credential.
2. aware of employer expectations of an entry-level care giver.
3. suitable to work with vulnerable people.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Working Safely in Residential Care is specifically designed for people seeking to be a care giver or healthcare assistant in a residential care setting.
The fundamental purpose of this micro-credential is to develop fundamental competencies needed to work safely when providing care to:
* the older person
* people with complex medical conditions; and
* people with early-stage dementia.
Examples of related scholarships
Ian Campbell Scholarship
Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary
Determined annually by the Trustees
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.
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