Caregiver Basics

This Caregiver Basic workshop is a 2 day programme for new caregivers to learn how to care for the seniors and manage their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

This course give participants an overview of the important techniques and useful tips to assist them in their caregiver journey so that they will be able to create a safe and comfortable environment to their care recipient and themselves.  

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Manage the behaviour of seniors
  • Assist the seniors to deliver care for the seniors competently and safely
  • Perform ADLs in a safe and comfortable manner. Such ADLs include eating, mobility and transfer, fall prevention, toileting 

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to learn basic caregiver skills and knowledge, to better care of the frail elderly or disabled person


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with formal assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Date

Click “APPLY NOW” to check available course dates and to register.

Course Duration

2 Days,  7 Hours (face-to-face), 7 Hours (self paced e-learning)

Course Venue

 Day Venue
 Day 1  This course will be conducted online (self paced e-learning)
 Day 2  RP ACE @ Woodlands/ Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$588.50 $176.55 $58.85 $66.55

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$594.00 $176.55 $58.85 $178.20 $66.55 $68.20
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 18 Jul 2023

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education