Are you an individual who has a passion for working with older people in a variety of settings? At UK Public College we offer the level 6 Certificate in Gerontology for individuals working or planning to work in this field. This Certificate course is designed to help participants develop knowledge and expertise in healthy ageing, the course will focus on preventive and holistic care strategies that encourage wellness of the older person. This Certificate in Gerontology gives participants the advanced skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional healthcare outcomes and foster the well being of older people. This Certificate also builds on existing healthcare knowledge so that you can apply the most up-to-date and innovative theory and practice to any workplace.
This level 6 Gerontology Certificate course will build your awareness of global perspectives on ageing and the lives of older people by drawing on the views and experience of a wide range of experts including geriatricians, clinicians, demographers, policy analysts and sociologists. This Certificate course will provide a broad based, multi-disciplinary perspective on ageing, later life, and older persons, whilst also disseminating knowledge and skills related to clinical and practical interventions with older persons. It also sensitizes the participants to the application of gerontological and geriatric research findings to practice.
Students will be awarded the Certificate in Gerontology Level 6.The Certificate is Internationally recognised and will open unlimited opportunities to the learners.
The course is accredited by The CPD Qualifications Group.
All our qualifications are assessed on the basis of written course works.
Students will be provided all the learning text materials to assist them in completing the course
At the end of this Certificate course, you will be awarded a level 6 Certificate in gerontology, and will also be
Develop group activities for the elderly community at many long-term care facilities.
Create and manage support groups
Serve as a case study manager to help community participants with basic needs such as housing and healthcare
Monitor the long-term physical needs and mental health of their clients
Work with local and civic government to advocate on behalf of their clients
Manage major crises affecting the elderly such as drug abuse and rehabilitation.
Who is this course for?
The Level 6 Certificate in Gerontology is open individuals who already have experience in the related field.
This course is open to College-going individuals and Graduates interested in building a career in the field of Gerontology
The course can be completed in a very short time, it totally depends on the life style of the learners. Also, there is no pressure on students to complete the course on fast mode, the course is valid for 12 months, so students can complete the course with complete peace of mind and with no pressure at all.
Learners should be 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
Good understanding of English language, is required to attend this course.
This training leads you to pursue of a range of careers which includes consultant positions in geriatric medicine and psychiatry, specialist healthcare roles with older people, and strategic positions influencing the lives of older people in government, policy and voluntary and non-governmental organisations., and so on. Also, skills in Gerontology are of great value for progression in higher studies.
This is a self-study course, students have 100% freedom to complete the course, there is no time restriction on this course.
There is a number of options you can pay your fees. We accept bank transfer, Paypal payment, Sterling Cheques, Sterling Bank drafts, Master Card and Debit Card payments.
Once a student is registered we will allocate a UK-Based tutor to guide the student throughout his/her studies. The tutor will be available via email and via Virtual Learning Environment. The tutor will guide and support the students till the given assignments are complete and submitted