Care Skills CourseWestmeath Community Development (WCD) in partnership with the Department of Social Protection & Westmeath LCDC offers FETAC Care Skills Course to jobseekers
Who should apply: Anyone who is currently unemployed and on a DSP payment and interested in working in the healthcare environment.
Course content and learning outcomes: The course will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and skills to care for clients in a number of care environments.
There are 4 units of study all FETAC Level 5:
Unit 1: Care Support
Unit 2: Team working
Unit 3: Work Experience
Unit 4: Care of the Older
Assessment of Learning:
All participants will undertake the following Assessment Methods for the above modules:
Written theory assignments & practical skills demonstrations
Venue: Course delivered from Ballynacargy
Duration & Time: Five weeks Tuesdays to Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Start date: April 5th
Number of places: 12 places on course
Eligibility criteria: Individuals (18 years +) who are unemployed and interested in securing work in the care industry.
Educational level: Leaving Certificate or equivalent and/or individuals with prior experience or learning in the care industry.
Only individuals interested in working in the care industry should apply, 100 % attendance on course is required.
Application & selection process includes the following:
- Application form
- Garda Vetting