This course is designed to teach any domestic worker or nanny the basic home based care knowledge of an elderly or frail person in a home environment.


Suitable for:

Domestic workers, home based care workers, nursing assistants and nannies or anyone working with elderly or frail people in a home environment.



  • First Aid Essentials
  • How to bath a patient
  • How to feed a patient
  • How to sit up a patient
  • Active and Passive exercise
  • Pressure sores and care
  • Tube feeding
  • V or catheter care
  • Intake and output charts and recording
  • Vital signs and recording
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Record keeping



A Manual and Power Point presentation (hard copy or online)


Duration: 5 days


Knowledge and Skills testing:

  • 50 questions (multiple choice)
  • Practical skills covered in theory


Certification: Competency


Accreditation: Arwyp Training Institute, SANC, HWSETA, DOL


Bookings:  All done online. Once POP has been received, the access information will be forward.


Payments: All done online.


Instructors: Available 7 days a week, with a minimum of ILS medic/nursing qualification and registered with SANC and HPCSA, AHA, RCSA, HWSETA, DOL



  • Option 1: comfort of your own home (face to face training)
  • Option 2: comfort of your own home (online training)


Cost: R4800pp (group discounts available)