Social assistance bridge program

Vocational training


The social assistants’ bridge is meant for care workers, for instance in senior homes, in home services or in home help.

The course provides one with the basic skills necessary to enhance the quality of life of individuals who are in need of special assistance. The area of work of social assistants spans the spectrum of social rehabilitation and activity assistance for those who, by reason of social circumstances, illmess, old age, developmental disorders or various kinds of trauma, are in need of special assistance.

Students choose either the aging course or the disability course.

Disability course: FTL2B05 and FTL3A05

Aging course: ÖLD2B05 and ÖLD3B05

The bridge course is for people with three years of work experience and approximately 200-240 hours of work related courses. Also, course credits from secondary schools are evaluated if the courses are the same or comparable to those who are taught on the bridge course.

These courses are intended for Efling members who are care workers and is free of charge for them.

Registration and further information is available at, telephone number: 535 1700.

The courses are conducted in Icelandic.

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