Award in Residential &

Day Care Work

October 2021

4.30pm – 7.30pm


Academic Advisor : Dr Natalie Kenely PhD

Course Coordinator : Ms Maria Mangion



Introductory : €336

Intermediate : €395

Advanced : €439


The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) deems this course to be at Level 4 (25 ECTS) of the Malta Qualifications and of the Malta Qualifications Framework and of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.  (License Number: 2013-FHI-019 Further & Higher Education Institution)

1. This course has been approved by JOBSPLUS under the Training Pays Scheme (TPS).      Full information and application form from                          

2. This course has been approved by Malta Enterprise under the Get Qualified Scheme.

Note:    Students can register for only one of the schemes mentioned above

The aim of this course :

  • designed to help the residential/day care worker develop the personal and interpersonal qualities and skills relevant to the caring services
  • the style of learning to be adopted throughout the course will be interactive; hence the participation of students is essential
  • it will develop the knowledge, understanding, practical skills and values for employment or further study in the caring service
  • it is very practical and will develop the experience and knowledge that employers in the caring field are looking for
  • it is particularly relevant for those who are starting out their career in care-working or who have significant experience but no formal training background

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • demonstrate personal and interpersonal qualities and skills required for caring in relation to the needs of service users
  • understand the importance of the role of the carer as a front worker
  • establish safe practice consistently
  • have a solid knowledge and ability to recognize the needs of service users
  • evaluate the contribution of different professional experience related to residential/day care work
  • be affirmed as a residential/day care worker in an interdisciplinary professional team



  • All lessons in a fully equipped conference hall



  • Malta University Residence, R. Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija (conference hall) till Dec 2021
  • Campus Hub, Msida from Jan 2022

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tel:        +356 21 240746 / 99829244