This course aims to provide people with the skills and knowledge required to effectively execute their job duties in Community Development, Disability Services, Senior Services, and Therapy Services.
It is also appropriate for any professional who wishes to acquire skills and knowledge from any of the 12 competency units (modules) offered in the course. A WSQ certificate, known as the Statement of Attainment, will be offered for each module successfully completed.
There are a total of 13 modules in this programme – one module offered by MENDAKI SENSE and 12 modules (competency units) offered by CSM Academy (CSM).
Overall, there are 374 training hours, comprising of 24 training hours by SENSE and 350 training hours by CSM. Trainees have the option to enroll for full-time or part-time training.
Full-time: 3 Months | Part-time: 11 Months
On completion of this unit, the learner will have knowledge and application skills in demonstrating first aid/CPR skills and be able to apply them to the workplace.
This unit equips Health Attendants or Therapy Aides with the necessary skills in providing active support and encouraging the patients to be independent as much as they could to maintain their physical abilities and motor skills.
This unit covers the skills required to safely transport the elderly from one place to another in the Senior Services Sector. Heath Attendants, Home Helpers, Personal Care Attendants and Therapy Aides should take up this unit.
This unit focuses on providing general assistance by Health Attendants or Therapy Aides to Allied Health Professionals and Therapists while giving treatments, interventions and other services to patients.
This unit introduces the skills necessary for Healthcare Assistants and Therapy Assistants to be able to encourage and support the patients to use AAC systems to communicate under the guidance and instructions of Speech Therapists.
This unit focuses on providing a safe and hygienic work environment by Health Attendants or Therapy Aides to assist Allied Health Professionals or Therapy Assistants while giving treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.
This unit covers how to give general assistance to Allied Healthcare Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.
This unit covers workplace safety, health policies and procedures. And it equips Health Attendants and Therapy Aides with the skills required of how to prevent infections and work overload, to handle injuries and work in a safe manner.
This unit covers the skills necessary for preparation and maintenance of equipment and materials to assist Allied Health Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.
This unit helps Health Attendants and Therapy Aides understand ethical and legal implications of work, be aware of the Workplace Safety and Health Act and apply it to the Community and Social Services sector.
This unit focuses on providing specialist support by Health Attendants or Therapy Aides to Allied Health Professionals or Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to people with special needs.
This unit equips Programme Assistants, Senior Home Helpers and Social Work Assistants with knowledge and skills required to support the elderly to be able to task their daily activities and hobbies for leisure as independently as possible.