NTUC Learning Hub WSQ Cert in Community and Social Services

- Important Note -

In view of the Prime Minister's announcement to close workplaces with the exception of those providing essential services, NTUC LearningHub training premises will be closed from 7th April 2020 to 4th May 2020.

Individuals who have registered for the training beforehand will be contacted by NTUC LearningHub for alternative training arrangements.

Want to provide better care for elderly parents? Looking for a career in the social service sector?

The opportunity is here for you!

NTUC LearningHub's new WSQ Certificate in Community and Social Services (Senior Services - Integrated Care) trains and certifies entry-level caregivers. The courses have been specifically designed for learners without a background in the Community and Social Services (Client Services) Eldercare industry.

Government Funding Eligibility for Course:
– All Singapore Citizens who are at least 21 years of age
– All Singapore Permanent Residents who are at least 21 years of age

What does the certificate comprise of?

To complete 2 core modules:

  • WSQ Assist Clients to Meet Basic Hygiene Needs
  • WSQ Work in a Safe Working Environment that Meets the Workplace Safety and Health (Healthcare) Guidelines
To complete 2 of the following electives:
  • WSQ Provide Enhanced Personal Care for Clients
  • WSQ Assist Clients with Clinical Care Needs
  • WSQ Support Clients in Rehabilitation Exercises and Activities of Daily Living
  • WSQ Engage Clients through Activities According to Clients' Needs

*Participants have to complete the 2 core modules before completing the electives.

Singapore Citizens who attain a full WSQ certificate (2 CORE + 2 ELECTIVE) will be eligible for a SkillsFuture Qualification Award (SQA) of $200.

Available Schedule for the Modules

(Core) Assist Clients to Meet Basic Hygiene Needs

Dates: 20, 21, 27, 28 and 29 April 2020
Time: 9am - 6pm
Venue: Devan Nair Institute, 80 Jurong East st 21, #06-02, Room 2, Singapore 609607

(Core) Work in a Safe Working Environment that Meets the Workplace Safety and Health (Healthcare) Guidelines

Dates: 23, 24, 30 April and 4 May 2020
Time: 9am to 6pm
Venue: 260 Sims Avenue, ECM Building, #03-01, Singapore 387604

(Elective) Provide Enhanced Personal Care for Clients

Dates: 26, 27, 28 May, 2, 3, 4, 5 June 2020
Time: 9am to 6pm
Venue: 260 Sims Avenue, ECM Building, #03-01, Singapore 387604

CORE MODULES:

(Core) WSQ Assist Clients To Meet Basic Hygiene Needs

The course content and examples are designed to provide entry-level care workers with an overview of the responsibilities providing basic care to the seniors. Learners will be guided through a practice-oriented and experiential learning process to become more aware and experience the true meaning of what it takes to:

  • Communicate effectively with senior clients who are facing normal challenges of an aging body
  • Assist these senior clients meet their basic hygiene needs and to perform their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in a safe and comfortable manner. Such ADLs include eating, mobility and transfer, fall prevention, toileting.
(Core) WSQ Work In A Safe Working Environment That Meets The Workplace Safety and Health (Healthcare) Guidelines

This competency unit equips learners with the necessary understanding of ones responsibilities relating to health and safety in the working environment, and to be able to deliver care and services that are in line with self-care ethics and the Workplace Safety & Health (Healthcare) Guidelines.

ELECTIVE MODULES:

(Elective) WSQ Assist Client With Clinical Care Needs

This competency unit equips the learners with essential skills in assisting clients with clinical care needs such as common health and mental conditions, measure and record human vital signs and administering medication.

(Elective) WSQ Engage Clients Through Activities According To Clients' Needs

This competency unit enables the learner to participate in planning, conducting, documenting and reporting of activities based on clients needs. 
 
(Elective) WSQ Provide Enhanced Personal Care For Clients

The course content and examples are designed to provide entry-level care workers with advanced skills for safe caring of elderly clients requiring enhanced hygiene, elimination, and perineal care needs, as well as feeding assistance for elderly clients both in the day-care centres and at the homes of the elderly clients. Learners will be guided through a practice-oriented and experiential learning process to become more aware and experience the true meaning of what it takes to:

  • Provide care to senior clients using the person-centred care approach.
  • Assist these senior clients meet their enhanced hygiene needs and to perform their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in a safe and comfortable manner. Such ADLs include hygiene activities like bathing and tooth-brushing, toileting, and feeding.
(Elective) WSQ Support Clients In Rehabilitation Exercises And Activities Of Daily Living 
 
This competency unit provides the learners with the knowledge and skills to understand basic human anatomy and movement technologies and support clients in activities of daily living and assist in rehabilitation exercises. 
 
Please submit the form to register your interest. NTUC LearningHub will contact you on the subsidies claimable.