PROCARE TRAINING ACADEMY WESTERN CAPE

Procare Health Training Academy (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2017 with its first base of operation in the Western Cape under the management of the highly skilled, qualified and experienced guidance of Sister Michelle van Bommel. The Procare Health Training Academy offers accredited courses, CPR training and workshops.

Health Promotion Officer: NQF Level 3 (Credits 163)

 

Health Promotion Officer: NQF Level 3 (Credits 163) – QCTO Accredited. Development Quality Partner – HWSETA

 

This qualification replaces:

  • ID 64749 – National Certificate: Community Health Work NQF Level 2

  • ID 64749 – National Certificate: Community Health Work NQF Level 3

 

Duration: This is a one year qualification comprising knowledge subjects, practical skills modules and work experience modules.

 

ACCESS TO THE QUALIFICATION

  • The learner must be adequately mobile to execute the work within a community

  • Adequate visual and hearing capacity to master the skills as described in the curriculum document

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to:

  • Carry out basic assessments of communities, households, groups and individuals

  • Provide basic health education and referrals for a wide range of services

  • Support and assist in navigating the health and social services

  • Recipients of this qualification will be able to:

  • Conduct assessments of the social, physical and economic dynamics in communities

  • Conduct household assessments and identify those at risk of health related issues including impairments in health

  • Provide information, education and support for healthy behaviours and appropriate home care

  • Provide psychosocial support

  • Identify and manage minor health problems

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

NQF Level 1 or equivalent competences in Mathematical Literacy and Communications

This qualification will allow you to move vertically to a:

  • Higher Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work at NQF Level 5

  • Further Education & Training Certificate: Community Health Work at NQF Level 4

  • Home Based Care Course – non-accredited

 

COURSE DETAILS

Duration: 3months

  • Assess the client’s situation and assist and support both client and family to manage home based health care.

  • An attendance certificate will be issued on completion of the course.

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of disease and disability

  • Assist in the management of the client’s condition and treatment

  • Assist with mobility and the prevention of complications

  • Identify when to refer the client or family

 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Reading, writing and communication skills : Communication at NFQ Level 1

  • Mathematical literacy at NQF L 1

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Members from marginalised communities

  • Home Makers to be trained in Caregiver duties

  • Employees in Old Age Homes / Care Centres

  • Community Health Workers (Ancillary Health Workers)

  • Community volunteers

 

CPR Courses
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - Instructor-Led Training:

 

The AHA’s BLS Provider Course reflects science and education from the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

On registration the candidate will receive a BLS for HCP manual. The candidate will be expected to achieve 84% on a written test. On successful completion of the course the candidate will be issued with a BLS for Healthcare Providers card and a CPD certificate for 15 points. The BLS for Healthcare Providers certificate is a pre-requisite for AHA Advanced Life Support courses.

  • Family & Friends CPR:

The AHA’s Family & Friends® CPR Course a video-based, classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an Instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. Family & Friends CPR is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

 

 

Workshops

 

  • Refresher courses: Careworker, ENA, EN and RN

  • Palliative care

  • Medication administration

  • ECG

  • Dementia care