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Why Study Aged Care?

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    BECOME A SUPERHERO & CHANGE PEOPLE'S LIVES
    Every single day you make a real difference to people's lives. With your kindness and compassion, you become a beacon of hope to those who are struggling and vulnerable. You add a little ray of sunshine and a smile to people, and it's incredibly rewarding
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    JOB FLEXIBILITY & CAREER CHOICES
    Working in aged care equals diversity, flexibility and a variety of roles. A qualification in aged care means you can choose to work in the following roles:  Assistant in Nursing (AIN), a Personal Care Assistant, Home Care Worker, Community Care Worker, Community Support Worker or a Program Coordinator.
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    HUGE DEMAND, JOB GROWTH AND SECURITY
    An ageing population, and a growing demand for health care and social assistance, community services based roles are driving job growth with ABS Labour Force Survey reporting the number of Aged and Disabled Carers expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years from 175,800 in 2018 to 245,000 by 2023.

Flexible Online Aged Care Certificate Courses

Courses that will help you gain a qualification in Aged Care!

CHCSS00114 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

Statement of Attainment

A part qualification addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care and disability support sectors.

Pathway into the Cert III in Individual Support (Ageing) (Disability) and (Home & Community)


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CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing & Home and Community) 



Aged care is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia due to being an ageing population. This course is designed for workers in the community and /or residential setting who provide individualised support to
people who need support due to ageing, Disability and other reasons.


How to become a qualified Aged care worker

Essentials in Aged Care Roles Short Course

Statement of Attainment

A part qualification that addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care support sectors.

Pathway into the Cert IV in Ageing Support.



Elderly care

CHC43015 Certificate IV Ageing Support



Aged care is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia due to being an ageing population. This course is designed for people new to the industry but who hold a Certificate III qualification, or who have at least a few years' continual experience working as a personal care / support worker in a residential, aged care facilities or clients' homes. 

Cert 3 Ageing Home Community CHC33015 Course

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) 

CHC33015

This course is designed for workers in the community and/ or residential care facilities who provide individualised support to people who need support due to ageing, disability and other reasons. It is the standard entry qualification for personal care work in a residential aged care facility (Nursing Home). It is a recognised pathway to becoming an enrolled nurse (EN).


About Aged Care


Aged Care services provide care and support to older people who are living in residential aged care facilities (also known as 'nursing homes') or in their own home. It's a rewarding career that helps older people stay independent and enjoy a better quality of life.


A nationally recognised qualification in aged care will give you peace of mind, knowing your job and future in the industry is secure. You'll enjoy flexible hours, with skills that are transferable and can be used anywhere in Australia and around the world.


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About Aged Care


Aged Care services provide care and support to older people who are living in residential aged care facilities (also known as 'nursing homes') or in their own home. It's a rewarding career that helps older people stay independent and enjoy a better quality of life.


A nationally recognised qualification in aged care will give you peace of mind, knowing your job and future in the industry is secure. You'll enjoy flexible hours, with skills that are transferable and can be used anywhere in Australia and around the world.


Course Outcomes in Aged Care

  • Job titles 
  • fast facts
  • job outlook
  •  attributes
  • work activities

Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers provide assistance, support and direct care to patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings.


Weekly Pay

Aged Care Workers Average Pay

$1,200*

Employment Size

Aged Care Employment Size

97,900*

Future Growth

Aged Care Future Growth

Strong*


Average Full-Time

Aged Care Work Hours

42 hours*

Average Age

Aged Care Average Age

43 years*

Gender

Aged Care Gender Share

78% Female*

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This whole process has been enjoyable, challenging and educational.

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Sybil B

Hi everyone, and especially those doing Cert IV in Community Services.
I've seen a few people asking about job opportunities and thought I'd share my success.
I have successfully gotten a job as a residential youth worker and will be starting in a couple of weeks., it is casual for 6 months and then the option to go full time after that if they're happy with my work.
I have applied for a few different jobs in that field and in disability support . Been offered an interview for each job I applied for and ended up having a choice between 2 jobs .
These types of jobs are 24/7 rosters and you do have to be flexible and available, which I am. The money isn't too bad either, the award rate is $37.21 basic casual rate before penalties (which you will get for certain shifts).
The knowledge I've gained from doing the course has given me enough to be able to answer interview questions confidently.
I will also be able to get my 120 hours signed off by a supervisor instead of having to do a work placement.

Andrew D
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