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- Project on Child Care Training for Grandparents

 

Project on Child Care Training for Grandparents

 

 

Introduction

The Social Welfare Department (SWD) has launched a two-year Project on Child Care Training for Grandparents (the Project) in late November 2019 with a total provision of around 1 200 training places.  The Project aims at equipping grandparents with contemporary child care knowledge and skills so as to strengthen the support for nuclear families.


 

 

Features of the Project

 

The Project will offer two types of training courses for grandparents, one on the skills of taking care of babies from new born up to one year one, and the other on the skills of taking care of children aged under six.The Project will offer two types of training courses for grandparents, one on the skills of taking care of babies from new born up to one year one, and the other on the skills of taking care of children aged under six.The Project will offer two types of training courses for grandparents, one on the skills of taking care of babies from new born up to one year one, and the other on the skills of taking care of children aged under six.The Project will offer two types of training courses for grandparents, one on the skills of taking care of babies from new born up to one year one, and the other on the skills of taking care of children aged under six.

 

SWD has appointed six non-governmental organisations as training bodies for implementing the Project.

 

 

The content of the training courses includes contemporary knowledge and skills in taking caring of infants/children up to the age of six; and part of the courses covers topics focusing on family.

 

 

 

Target participants

  Grandparents of children aged from birth to under 6 or grandparents-to-be (i.e. who will become grandparents in six months or so).


 

 

Registration Fees

  $200 per person (non-refundable).  Recipients of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance/Old Age Allowance may apply to Training Bodies for fee waiving.


 

 

Application and enquiries

  Please contact respective Training Bodies of the Project for application and enquiries.
  The list of the training bodies, their telephone numbers and responsible regions is set out at Annex.
  The latest training course information is set out at Annex.