Home Bases Personal Care Assistant

Faculty: Social Sciences

Home Bases Personal Care Assistant

  • Duration: 6 Months
  • SAQA ID : 104779
  • NQF Level : 2
  • Credits : 68
  • Accreditation : QCTO
  • Duration

    The programme is offered over a duration of 6 Months. The classes are offered during the week on full time/ online and part time basis on Saturday. You will be placed within our partner organisations for your practical training and work integrated learning, or you can choose an accredited facility of your own, the College has the right to approve such facility at its own discretion.

  • Description

    The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a Home-Based Care Assistant. Home Based Care Assistants provide basic physical and emotional support to patients and their families/household members within a home-based care environment. They work under the direct supervision of a professional supervisor.

    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

    - Assess, plan, and provide holistic (physical, spiritual, emotional and social) care and support for patients and household members.
    - Capacitate patient and household/family members as participants in the patient care team.

  • Admission requirements

    Learners enrolling to do the part qualification (NQF2) must have: Min NQF Level 1 ABET Level 4 Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 (No specific subjects are required)

  • Textbooks and Log- Books

    Prescribed textbooks and logbooks are provided by the college. Students will receive printed versions of the study guides for this programmes. All prescribed books and log-books fees are included in tuition fee.

  • Assessments and Certification

    Internal assessment for Knowledge modules will be ongoing, including practical and work integrated learning experience. External Assessment: Student will write a compulsory external examination at the end of the course. On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive an Occupational Certificate in Home Based Personal Care Assistant, Level 2 , from Quality Council For Trades & Occupations (QCTO).

  • Registration requirements

    a) 1x Certified ID copy of student
    b) 1x Certified ID Copy of Parent/Guardian/sponsor
    c) Latest School Results e.g. Matric Certificate, Statement of results etc.
    d) Proof of residence
    e) 2x reams copy paper (500 sheets each)

  • Course Fee

Exam Fee
Paid a month before the Exam