Course Information


OCN NI OCN NI Level 1 Award in Supporting individuals living with dementia (Subject to Approval)

Open College Network Northern Ireland
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 21 September 2021
Day: Tuesday
Time: 18:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 5
Hours per Week: 2
Total Hours: 10
Fee: 47
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Roisin.Bradley@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 23 September 2021
Day: Thursday
Time: 18:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 5
Hours per Week: 2
Total Hours: 10
Fee: 47
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Roisin.Bradley@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 23 September 2021
Day: Thursday
Time: 18:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 5
Hours per Week: 2
Total Hours: 10
Fee: 47
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Roisin.Bradley@swc.ac.uk

Description

The OCN NI Level 1 Award in Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia qualification has been designed to provide an understanding of how to support individuals with dementia and how to seek support and advice for those affected by dementia.

Additional Information

All applicants must satisfy Enhanced Disclosure from Access NI at a cost of £35. During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE)
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Core Modules

  • Recognise the characteristics and symptoms of Dementia
  • Know where to seek Dementia support, advice and guidance
  • Recognise the symptoms of dementia and appropriate support to be provided for individuals with dementia and their carers
  • Know the importance of and how to record activities in relation to supporting individuals with dementia
  • Optional Modules

    N/A

    Assessment Method

    All modules undertaken will have a number of assessment activities including written assignments, reports, oral presentations, reflective journals and examinations.