The aim of the curriculum is to educate and train skilled care workers who are able to work in a multidisciplinary care team. The qualified care worker has completed professional training and has the knowledge and skills necessary to instruct and take care of people in need as well as to work in the area of rehabilitation.
The qualified care worker can find employment in elderly care, nursing homes, children's homes, health centres, hospitals etc.
The training lasts for 2 years (120 ECVET). The curriculum consists of nine eight basic modules:
basics of care
developing, mentoring and activating the individual who needs help
team management and coaching
care of families with children
care of the elderly
care of people with special needs
practical training in the working environment
career planning and entrepreneurship
Head of Vocational Education Department: Tiina Uusma, tiinauusma(at)nooruse.ee