If you are passionate about working with people, and providing comfort and care to people who need it most, Aged Care could be for you. When undertaking a course in aged care you are not only getting skills that can provide you with amazing job opportunities but you are opening up a pathway to further study options to help you reach your career goals.
Certificate III in Aged Care (Duration 6 months)
The Certificate III in Aged Care prepares people to work and care for seniors in the Community, Aged care facilities & other Environments. This is a entry level qualification so it provides you with the basics you need to know and understand to undertake a job in this field. You not only learn about how to assist seniors in a care facility but also how to socialise and engage with them on a personal level.
Certificate IV in Aged Care (6 months – 12 months)
Aged care is a very rewarding profession, as you helping out the senior members of the community. Employees with these qualifications are in very high demand. The course is designed for students to learn skills that would allow them to care for elderly patients at aged care residential facilities. The Certificate IV not only provides you with the skills you need to care for seniors in your community. It also provides you with the skills of working directly with medical professionals in a Aged care facility.
As part of their studies, students will be placed at local aged care facilities to learn valuable practical experience in the industry.
Some of the topics covered in the course are:
- Assist people in an aged care setting
- Prepare individualised plans
- Prepare reports for supervisors
Certificate III and Certificate IV
Courses range between 6-12 months
Intake dates are ongoing thoughout the year at various locations.
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast.
The Course Details
Potential Career Pathways:
- Community care worker
- Personal care giver
- Nursing Assistant
- In-home respite worker
- Support worker
Higher Education Opportunities:
- Diploma Of Nursing
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Social Work
Common Course Requirements
- Australia requires an ILETS 5.5 or equivalent
- Students need to be a minimum of 18 years old
- Comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses
Get in Touch
Phone 0755 265 900
Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215
Call us 02039 483 865