Course Reference: Ref No (OPAC/3/2012)
Older Person’s Adviser Course is an award winning training programme developed by Advice NI in partnership with Age NI to improve the quality and quantity of advice provision to older people in Northern Ireland. Winner of the prestigious AONTAS Star Award (Ulster Category) in 2011.
What the course covers:
Age Awareness and Working with Older People An Introduction to Older Peoples Benefits Understanding State Retirement Pension Health Rights and Services for Older People Community Care and Older People Housing and Older People
Who Should attend:
This course is aimed at those who work in an advisory capacity with older people, groups who are working on age sector issues, and those working within the subject area, such as Case Workers, Housing Officers, Community Care Workers, EHO’s, Advocates and Legal Advisers.
The Older Person’s Adviser Course is accredited by PRO QUAL at level 5. A level 5 qualification is the equivalent to a HND or foundation degree.
This twelve week course will take place each Thursday* from 6th of September until 13th of December (two week study break in early October and break for half term at end of October) On completion of accreditation you will receive a Level 5 qualification. The courses are currently delivered at Advice NI offices in Belfast and run from 9.30am to 4.00pm (approximately). *bar the course on the 17th October course which will take place on a Wednesday
Advice NI members
Accredited £440/Non-Accredited £375
Non-Accredited £470/Accredited £535
Non-Accredited £625/Accredited £690
For further information or to book a place on the course contact email@example.com or call 028 90645919