Aged Care

Description

Course Overview

With  many countries, including Australia, experiencing an aging population. There is a rapidly growing need for a new wave of talented aged care workers.  To meet this need Australia offers a wide range of aged and community care courses to meet this growing demand.  In Australia, 22% (that’s 8.8 million) of the Australian population is predicted to be over 65 by 2057.

Studying to obtain an aged or community care qualification will give you the skills needed to empower older adults, aid societal change, and pave the way for the future of this rapidly growing sector.

Qualifications

  • Cert III in Individual Support
  • Cert IV in Individual Support

Typical Subjects

  • Aging and Gerontology
  • Principles of Aged Care
  • Communication Skills in Aged Care
  • Care Planning and Assessment
  • Personal Care and Hygiene
  • Nutrition and Meal Planning
  • Medication Management
  • Dementia Care
  • Ethics and Legal Aspects in Aged Care
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Social and Recreational Activities

Enrolment Requirements

  • English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0
  • High School Certificate
  • Vaccinations

Locations

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Gold Coast
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney
  • Toowoomba
  • Townsville

Career Outcomes

  • Individual Support Worker

  • Aged Care worker

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