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Course Leading to a Certificate as Care Assistant

St Vincent De Paul and the University of Malta are giving the opportunity to suitable candidates to follow a specialized course, inclusive of theory and practice in the Care of the Elderly. On successful completion of the course organised by St Vincent de Paul, participants will receive a certificate. The University of Malta is accrediting this course as a unit within its Programme in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (PLAS). The certificate may be useful for those seeking to work as Care Assistants. This is an opportunity for those interested to work in the local elderly setting.

The course is going to start on 24th April 2017 and is spread over 15 weeks. The lectures covering the theoretical part of the course will be held over 6 weeks from Monday to Friday. Sessions will begin at 08:15 to 14:15.

The practical part of the course will be held over 7 weeks where it is necessary to accumulate a fixed number of hours. Candidates may work from Monday to Sunday from 07:00 to 13:00 or from 07:00 to 19:00 in order to accumulate the number of hours required to complete the practical part of the course.
The application may be collected from St Vincent De Paul, Training Centre, Ngieret Road, Luqa or may be downloaded from

Applications will be received till 31st March 2017​ strictly between 08:00am to 13:00. Applications should be delivered by hand to St Vincent De Paul, Training Centre, Luqa.

Each application must include a recent Police Conduct Certificate, a School leaving Certificate, copy of Identity Card, 3 passport photos and copies of any Academic Certificates held by the applicant. Candidates will then receive a letter by post calling them for an interview. Accepted candidates will then be asked to pay the fee of €75

Those interested may obtain more information on telephone number 2291 2473 or visit website​