Level 4 Advanced Award in Healthcare

With the newly published National Minimum Standards for Care Homes for Older Persons published by the Parliamentary Secretarial for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing there is a requirement for formal training and certification. Hence Learning Works has recognised the need for a course which is designed to give learners the flexibility to study, work and manage personal life to continue develop their vocational career. The course is structured to include both theoretical and clinical practice components.

This course builds on existing knowledge and experience and is aimed at providing the student with advanced knowledge, skills and competences required to work and progress in the caring profession within various care settings. The Award provides a specialist work-related programme of study that offers both breadth and depth of and understanding with the practical skills required in the healthcare sector.

Target Candidates

The Award is aimed at students who already possess a Level 3 qualification in Healthcare and wish to develop their knowledge and skills at a higher level in order to progress in their career towards management level.

The type of learners expected to enter the programme include:

Care assistants in residential/domiciliary

Course Outline

The Course is made up of 12 units with a total contact time of 120 hours with 24 ECVETs.

  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Basic Pharmacology
  3. Emotional Intelligence for Care
  4. Management and Leadership in Healthcare
  5. Advanced Clinical Skills for Healthcare
  6. Legislation and Ethics
  7. Health & Safety in Care
  8. Understanding Dementia
  9. Caring for Individuals & Models of Care
  10. Psycho-Sociological Perspectives in Care
  11. Managing Quality in Health Care
  12. Promoting and Supporting Individual’s Rights to Dignity & Preventing Abuse
Duration Certification Location
5 months MQF Level 4 in Advanced Healthcare Classes are held at The Training Hub,  The Landmark, Triq l-Iljun, Hal-Qormi, Malta

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All applicants must provide a digital copy of the following items, these can be uploaded after payment is complete. This is not required for Webinars:

  • ID Card (both sides) or Passport
  • Recent Photo or selfie
  • Police Conduct (not older than 2 months)
  • Certificates as per eligibility criteria

For further information about any of our courses, contact Ms Christabelle Tabone via email.

You may apply for this course online by clicking on the Apply Now button above. Alternatively, you may request a form from our administration office in Mosta. International candidates who apply need to provide a copy of a valid Visa for Malta (where applicable) and passport with their application.