Period: September 1st til 15th December 2022
Classes: Blended learning
Period: January 12th til June 1st 2023
The social assistants’ portal 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, illness, 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
Social assistance portal is for people with three years of work experience and approximately 190 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 portal course.
These courses are intended for Efling members who are care workers and are free of charge.
The courses are conducted in Icelandic.
The courses takes place at Mímir, Höfðabakki 9.