The fundamental purpose of this micro-credential is to develop fundamental competencies needed to work safely when providing care to:
Entry criteria align with recruitment protocols commonly applied for employment in residential care facilities.
To be eligible for enrolment and work placements, participants must:
Assessment is competency-based. Learners will submit one portfolio of evidence that demonstrates they have met all three learning outcomes.
The final portfolio includes an attestation that the learner is safe and ‘work-ready’ for employment in a residential care setting.
Work placement is a requirement during this three-week training programme. A work placement agreement will be signed by Avatar, the learner and the work placement provider.
Completion of this micro-credential does not guarantee employment. The usual recruitment process for employment applies.