Advice NI - Advising & Supporting Older People

We have offered accredited and non-accredited training in age issues since 2008 including our award winning Advantage programme which inspired the development of Rights 4 Seniors and POP NI. Our training includes face-to-face and e-learning courses from entry to specialist levels.

 

TRAINING IN AGE ISSUES

We offer training packages and single courses for those working with older people including:

  • Level 5 Award in Providing Specialist Advice to Older People on their Rights Under the Law
  • Older Person Adviser Course
  • Understanding Ageing and Working with Older People
  • Understanding Age Legislation and Social Policy in Ageing
  • Age Awareness and Working with Older People
  • An Introduction to Older People’s Benefits
  • Understanding State Retirement Pension
  • The State Retirement Pension for Beginners
  • Health Rights and Services for Older People
  • Community Care and Older People
  • Housing and Older People

The ‘Level 5 Award in Providing Specialist Advice to Older People on their Rights Under the Law’ can be studied as a stand-alone course (Award) or as part of the ‘Level 4 Certificate in Providing Specialist Legal Advice’. For further information about these qualifications visit our Vocational Training section or contact training@adviceni.net

 

ADVISING AND SUPPORTING OLDER PEOPLE

We have additional off the shelf courses in various aspects of advising and supporting older people which can be delivered on a bespoke basis:

Course TitleCourse Length
An Overview of Age Awareness½ Day Course
Age Legislation in the Workplace½ Day Course
Understanding Elder Abuse½ Day Course
An Overview of Older People Benefits½ Day Course
State Pension Reform½ Day Course
Preparing for Retirement½ Day Course
Mental Health and Older People1 Day Course
An Overview of Mental Health and Older People½ Day Course


Click here for further information about our bespoke training or contact training@adviceni.net.

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