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Caring At Home

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Overview

About the Level 4 Caring At Home Certificate

Many care users need to be cared for in their own homes. In some circumstances this can prove challenging as the carer will not have access to certain facilities or a wider network of support. This level 4 course seeks to educate carers about in-home care and help them to understand the regulations and processes that are in order surrounding practice.

Altogether there are six modules to complete. During these engaging and educational units, students will evaluate the numerous processes involved in home care. First of all learners will find out how to assess care needs in a home environment. They will then learn how to plan and execute specialised care for vulnerable individuals.

Who should study this course?

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in caring for vulnerable individuals in their own home. Whether you already work in the care industry or you are planning a career change; this course will provide home care training to help you to achieve your goals.

At learndirect, we don’t ask that you have any prior qualifications or experience before you enrol on one of our distance learning courses. As long as you have an interest in social care, a passion for learning and access to the internet, you are welcome on board.

What happens after the course?

By the end of your home learning course, you will be familiar with the processes involved in home care. If you enjoyed studying this online course, you may decide to pursue further education or gain an accredited social work degree.

If you want to go straight into employment, you will now be eligible to apply for a number of positions. The skills you learn in this home study course are transferable and can be applied to a number of positions. These include but are not limited to:

  • Residential support worker
  • Care worker
  • Social worker

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

The Activities of Daily Living and the Process of Care

Supporting Care at Home

Assessing Care Needs in the Home Environment

Producing a Plan of Care

Implementing the Plan

Evaluating Care in the Home Environment

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Caring At Home Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

About the Level 4 Caring At Home Certificate

Many care users need to be cared for in their own homes. In some circumstances this can prove challenging as the carer will not have access to certain facilities or a wider network of support. This level 4 course seeks to educate carers about in-home care and help them to understand the regulations and processes that are in order surrounding practice.

Altogether there are six modules to complete. During these engaging and educational units, students will evaluate the numerous processes involved in home care. First of all learners will find out how to assess care needs in a home environment. They will then learn how to plan and execute specialised care for vulnerable individuals.

Who should study this course?

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in caring for vulnerable individuals in their own home. Whether you already work in the care industry or you are planning a career change; this course will provide home care training to help you to achieve your goals.

At learndirect, we don’t ask that you have any prior qualifications or experience before you enrol on one of our distance learning courses. As long as you have an interest in social care, a passion for learning and access to the internet, you are welcome on board.

What happens after the course?

By the end of your home learning course, you will be familiar with the processes involved in home care. If you enjoyed studying this online course, you may decide to pursue further education or gain an accredited social work degree.

If you want to go straight into employment, you will now be eligible to apply for a number of positions. The skills you learn in this home study course are transferable and can be applied to a number of positions. These include but are not limited to:

  • Residential support worker
  • Care worker
  • Social worker

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

The Activities of Daily Living and the Process of Care

Supporting Care at Home

Assessing Care Needs in the Home Environment

Producing a Plan of Care

Implementing the Plan

Evaluating Care in the Home Environment

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Caring At Home Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

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