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IVQ DIPLOMA IN HEALTH CARE (Personal Care Assistant) Click here to log on

The diploma offers comprehensive coverage of the knowledge, skills and core values needed by health workers to deliver effective and safe services. The course provides a sound knowledge base which will enable candidates to approach their work and further development with increased confidence.

They are aimed at full or part – time staff and volunteers who may not have other qualifications. They might be working in one of many services including residential, day services, hospital, housing, domiciliary or community support. They may be supporting people with a wide range of needs.



International recognition

6 months week end program with monthly payment structure

Ability to select between full time and part time options

Qualification to work as a Caregiver in international settings

Caregiver would earn an average salary of Rs 150,000 - 400,000 in international settings

Pathway to further studies in UK whilst working as a Caregiver on part time basis


  • 6 Passes at G.C.E O/Ls including English


  • 06 months (Part time - Saturday) or 3 months full time




Units for the IVQ Diploma
 001     Developing own knowledge and practice in a care setting
 002     Rights, responsibilities and protection in care
 003     Communicating with and completing for individuals in a care setting
 004     Understanding health and completing records for individuals in a care setting

Units for the Specialist Diploma
005 Supporting individuals to meet their personal daily living needs
006 Supporting the physical and emotional comfort of individuals
007 Supporting individuals with activities
008 Promoting, maintaining, and understanding mobility
009 Working in collaboration with informal carers

Total of 360 guided theory and practical learning hours A certificate of unit credit (CUC) will be awarded for successful completion of each unit.


Description  Cost(LKR) Total (LKR)
6 months Part-time Course    
Registration Fee 15,000  
Monthly fee (For 5 months) 17,500 87,500
Total   102,500
3 months Full-time Course    
Registration Fee 10,000  
1st Installment 50,000  
2nd Installment 60,000  
Total   120,000
Exam Fee   75 pounds

*Above examination fee can be varied as per the pricing changes done by City & Guilds UK


Once the student complete the above qualification they are eligible to apply for Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma level 3 ( City & Guilds) at Bridgewater College- UK. Students are eligible to work 17.5 hours per week on part time basis whilst they study on full time basis. 


    PHSRC, Ministry of Healthcare & Nutrition, Sri Lanka - Reg No: PHSRC/OMI / 77    TVEC, Ministry of Vocational Training, Sri Lanka, Reg No: P02/0152