Ready to begin a new chapter in your career? Participate in our Guardians of the Silver Age – Eldercare Talent Training Program to enhance the lives of the silver generation! Through just 8 weeks* of comprehensive vocational training, and interest and talent matching, you will be equipped with suitable employment opportunities as well as on-the-job support. This helps develop your fullest potential in your career as a guardian of the silver age!
By coaching learners on compassion-based eldercare, we can improve the quality of life among the silver generation. Modelled after interactive teaching methods from abroad, this program incorporates practical sessions and scenario-based simulations, enabling learners to cultivate higher levels of empathy when dealing with difficult situations. In line with industry developments, instructors will also be covering the latest Geron-technologies and applications relating to clothing, food, living environment and transportation. Employer partners whom we have partnered with on this program will also be providing job interview opportunities for eldercare-related positions.
We look forward to welcoming you into the forces of eldercare to meet Hong Kong’s growing demands and inspire healthier and more fulfilling lives among the elderly. If you are interested in working with the elderly and wish to pursue a career in eldercare, don’t miss this opportunity to serve as a “Guardian of the Silver Age”!
Guardians of the Silver Age – Cohort 5
Study period: 8 Weeks
Program Period: 22 November 2021 to 14 January 2022 (8 weeks)
Time: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (1 hour for lunch)
Program Location: YMCA College Of Careers (23 Waterloo Rd, Yau Ma Tei)
Skill Training Institute: Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education (325-329 Lai Chi Kok Rd, Sham Shui Po)
Language: Chinese (Cantonese)
Quota: 20 Learners (First-come-first-served. Subject to an interview.)
Learners who completed the program and achieved 85% attendance or above for the program
will receive a certificate issued jointly by the training service provider.
Hotline: 3500 7153
WhatsApp: 9383 6547
*The program may adjust according to the pandemic development and the government health measures. We will reserve the rights to make a final decision, thank you for your understanding.
The “Guardians of the Silver Age” program trains you to gain professional knowledge of the latest technology applications in the eldercare and rehabilitation industry. It helps you to develop positive behavioral skills and mindsets, to start a long-term career in the eldercare industry. Graduates can reach their full potentials in different eldercare service organizations with our employer partner network.
Program Length8 weeks
Monday to Friday, 7 hours per day
Guardians of the Silver Age (Eldercare Talent Training Program): Learner story
Guardians of the Silver Age
(Eldercare Talent Training Program)
Employer PartnersThe following employer partners will provide job interview opportunities for our graduates:
6 Weeks of Professional Training
2 Weeks of Placement
We aim to improve the quality of life among the silver generation, and train learners to deliver an eldercare service with compassion-based values. With a focus on practical, hands-on experiences, this professional training program is designed in line with market needs. We look forward to welcoming you into the forces of eldercare to meet Hong Kong’s growing demands and inspire healthier and more fulfilling lives among the elderly.
With a focus on compassion-based eldercare approach, we train learners in providing quality care, rehabilitation and nursing services that are tailored to the needs of the elderly.
In line with industry developments, this program offers an in-depth overview on the latest geron-technologies and applications relating to clothing, food, living environment and transportation.
Learners will be prepped to meet the current and future needs of the eldercare market, based on the most sought-after profiles and skills as required by employers.
We draw reference from overseas interactive teaching methods by cultivating skills and empathy through scenario-based simulations and role-playing sessions.
Part of the program will be conducted in an actual work environment, allowing learners to gain real-life experiences as they interact with industry practitioners.
Learners will have the opportunity to interact with experienced practitioners and innovators in various eldercare fields and broaden their career horizons.
Our carefully selected employer partners are keen on developing their staff and will offer interview opportunities for full-time positions with long-term career prospects.
Graduates will be able to access professional career counselling services for up to 6 months as they adapt to new challenges in their careers.
Behavior & Mindsets
HOW WE PREPARE YOU
In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each learner and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.
The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their learners through successes and challenges.
The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation learners will learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.
By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.
Employer sharing and field visit
Our learners have the opportunity to communicate with employer partners to gain a comprehensive understanding of industry structure, company culture, job nature during the program, so that learners can develop their long-term career.
After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alumni, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A TRUSTED NETWORK
Continued contact with the Generation graduate network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges