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If you're looking to break into the aged care sector, here's the opportunity!

RHA Academy is launching the Certificate in Dementia Care (4th intake) in collaboration with City of Glasgow College (UK) and Peacehaven Nursing Home. This academic program is suitable for professionals from any industry who would like to provide high-quality professional care for People Living with Dementia (PWD) in both public and private sectors.

The City of Glasgow College is Scotland's largest technical and professional skills college. They are ranked #1 in the United Kingdom for WorldSkills and are rated 6 stars by the European Foundation of Quality Management. 

The course comprises of four modules and an Industrial Attachment of 40 hours with Peacehaven Nursing Home. Enrolled students will learn about:

  • Understanding Dementia
  • Engaging Persons Living with Dementia
  • Quality of Life
Course duration: 2 months full-time OR 6 months part-time
Contact hours: 72 hours (Blended learning)
Entry requirements: Pass in English language at GCE 'N' or "O' Levels, OR IELTS 4.5 equivalent
Course fees: $3800 (includes GST) payable in instalments
 
The Certificate in Dementia Care is one of the first academic certified program in Dementia Care launched in Singapore. The tripartite collaboration brings the Dementia curriculum co-developed among all partners, thus allowing for a comprehensive and gold-class standard course delivery.

Course commencement date: July 2020 (part-time)

 
 The perks of signing up for the Certificate in Dementia Care with RHA Academy:
  • Application fee of $107 will be waived for ALL sign-ups on the day of the course preview.
  • Open to individuals from diverse backgrounds – Individuals aged 16 and above who meet the Academic and English language entry requirements may register.
  • SkillsFuture Study Award of S$5,000 (bond-free)* awarded by the Ministry of Health or National Council of Social Service is eligible for those with healthcare-related experience.
  • SkillsFuture Credit is approved for use in enrolling into the program.

*T&Cs Apply. Please refer to the SkillsFuture Credit website and SkillsFuture Study Award website for more information.

 
Upon completion of this course, graduates will be awarded a Certificate in Dementia Care.
 
Learn more about this course at the preview:
 
Date: Saturday, 13 June 2020
Time: 11AM – 12PM 
Venue: Online*
Registration: Free
Registration starts at 10.45AM
 
*According to MOH/MOE's regulations, gathering of personnel in group sessions is still prohibited for this month. Therefore, the course preview will be conducted via ZOOM live conference.
 
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Speaker's Bio
 
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Dr. Katie Avery has been working in the higher education field, both as a senior lecturer and in educational management. She has recently founded an educational consultancy business, with a special focus on healthcare. Her passion lies in providing support to students in both a teaching and advisory capacity, helping each to reach their full potential.

Dr. Katie is also a house tutor at Lee Kong Chian Medical School at Nanyang Technological University. She also teaches Medical Communication.

About RHA Academy
 RHA Academy is a private education institute in Singapore, registered with the Committee of Private Education (CPE). RHA Academy is a wholly owned subsidiary of RHA International Holdings Pte Ltd whose major focus is on the delivery of Aged Care Education and Training programmes.