Accredited and Holistic Palliative Care programmes
GENERIC ENQUIRY FORM
Introduction to palliative care for professionals
This short course will equip you as a healthcare professional to assess and manage patients living with life-threatening and life-limiting illness, to improve their quality of life and to support their families. Thus enhancing the quality of your services and patient relationships.
Format: Face-to-face and online
Duration: 40 hours
NQF Level: Postgraduate
Accreditation Body: UCT 30 CEU and accepted as standardised by the Western Cape Department of Health
Target Audience: Medical Officers, Registered Professional Nurses, Clinical Nurse Practitioners and social and allied workers
Closing Date for Registration: No closing date – Minimum 15 up to a maximum of 20 participants per training session.
Introduction to palliative care course for caregivers
Duration: 5 Days
NQF Level: Short Course
Target Audience: Enrolled Nursing Assistants, caregivers and homebased carers
Closing Date for Registration: No closing date – Maximum of 15 learners per training session to conform with social distancing guidelines
Quality council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Occupational certificate in home-based care
Format: Face-to-face (complying with social distancing guidelines)
Full qualification – 5 Knowledge Modules, 6 Practical Modules, 8 Workplace Experience Modules
(1350 notational hours over 1 year)
Part qualification – 1 Knowledge Module, 3 Practical Skills Modules, 4 Workplace Experience Modules
(700 notational hours over 6 months)
Full qualification NQF 3: Home Based Personal Care Worker SAQA ID 104792
Part qualification NQF 2: Home Based Personal Care Assistant SAQA ID 104779
Accreditation Body: The students who successfully pass the External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA) will be issued with a Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) qualification.
Target Audience: Anyone wishing to pursue a career as a caregiver.
Learners enrolling to do the full qualification (NQF3) must have Grade 12 schooling with English and Maths (Core or Lit) or any other grade with Foundational Learning Competence (see PDF download for detail on FLC)
Learners enrolling to do the part qualification (NQF2) must have ABET level 4 or Grade 9 schooling.
Closing Date for Registration: No closing date.