- Course Code: UKVC20DCC
- Location: Online
- Duration: 2.25 hours
- Cost: £199.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major browsers and devices
Learning about domiciliary care is essential for anybody who either requires care for themselves or a loved one or would like to provide a domiciliary care service as an individual or an agency.
Domiciliary care is an increasingly popular alternative to care homes, but there is a lot of contradictory information out there, and this course will provide you with a concise and accurate guide.
We cover the basics of who requires domiciliary care, the various tasks and responsibilities involved and the fundamental standards that must be adhered to.
You will also be taken through a step-by-step guide on how to apply for council-assisted domiciliary care and how to source it privately via agencies and trained individuals.
Finally, we provide a complete guide on how to register as a domiciliary carer, either individually or as an agency, and take you through the mandatory legislative and practical steps to provide this service legally in the UK.
You Will Learn
- Who requires domiciliary care, what it entails and the responsibilities involved
- The fundamental care standards that all carers need to know
- All about sourcing council-assisted and private domiciliary care
- How to legally provide domiciliary care as an agency or an individual
Benefits of Taking this Course
- You will ensure the happiness and health of your loved ones
- You will be able to start a rewarding home care business in a few easy steps
- You will save time and effort by getting the correct information regarding home care
- You will avoid the legal consequences of not following the correct domiciliary care procedures
Who can take the Domiciliary Care Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Domiciliary Care Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 2.25 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.