Who should apply: The course is suitable for those who are working in the social care, healthcare sector, or with those with intellectual disabilities. Or anyone studying towards a healthcare award.
WCD offering this course to support individuals gains the relevant qualifications and skills to work in this industry and as always the course is FREE to all.
Duration: 4 full days in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete self-study and assignments outside of class time. Status: Component (Elective) Credit Value: This component award is worth 15 ECTS credits Certification: A Certificate in Disability Awareness 6N1975
Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the models and types of disabilities and the legal and social structures and services in place to accommodate disabilities at national and community level and in the workplace.
Work Experience: Learners may complete their Work Experience in their place of employment if they have the opportunity to observe and support persons with disabilities. Garda Vetting will be required.