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Study Aged Care Courses Online

What is 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 an incredibly satisfying career that helps older people stay independent and enjoy a better quality of life, in a place that’s safe and familiar.

Personal Care

You’ll help clients with personal grooming, such as bathing, shaving, toileting, getting dressed and taking medication.

Domestic Assistance

You’ll help clients around the home with things they can’t manage on their own, like cleaning, washing, ironing and preparing meals.

Social Support

You’ll spend time with clients, taking them to social activities in the community and helping them stay in touch with friends and family.

Respite Care

You’ll take care of older people for short periods of time, while their family member or friend takes a break.

Why Study Aged Care?

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 transferrable and can be used anywhere in Australia and around the world. It’s a great way to make life easier and more enjoyable for some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

You’ll meet and interact with people from all walks of life and have the freedom to work with a range of organisations, from small businesses to large corporates. Whether you secure a job as a personal care worker or make your way up to management, studying aged care courses online allows you to take advantage of all the possibilities the industry has to offer.

Your Career Pathway

There are many different career pathways you can take in the aged care sector. Below are just a few of the job roles available once you graduate from National College Australia. Not sure which one is right for you? Our team will help you choose the right course and guide you every step of the way.

Qualifications

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community) CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Job Titles

Assistant in Nursing (AIN) Personal Care Assistant Home Care Worker Community Care Worker Community Support Worker Referral Officer Therapy Assistant Physiotherapy Assistant Occupational Therapy Assistant

Qualifications

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Job Titles

Assistant in Nursing Personal Care Assistant Program Coordinator Case Worker Community Services Worker Health Education Officer Outreach Officer Welfare Worker Family Support Worker

Qualifications

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Job Titles

Service or Program Coordinator Program or Service Manager Supervisor, Team Leader Coordinator, Volunteer Programs Manager of Volunteers

Ask a Question

Our team are here to help you choose the right course, offer career advice, help you enrol and answer any other questions you may have.