A pathway to providing much-needed support for older Australians.
"I was really impressed with this course and the video content. It's full of specific examples, case studies and useful information. I want to improve my chances of a promotion and professional development is a key area I need to focus on. This advanced certificate will go a long way to helping me achieve my goals. Thanks again." - Ryan
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In this course, you’ll learn all the skills needed to thrive as a caregiver for older Australians. You’ll know how to give care in a home setting, in a community or in a registered home care facility. People requiring aged care support often have mobility problems and need assistance with daily living activities. They might have compromised health, dementia, incontinence or may be nearing the end of life. Upon completion of this certificate, employers will know you’re up to the challenge of creating a healthy, empowering environment across all levels of need. That’s because this comprehensive course sets you up with a strong understanding of the legal and ethical frameworks carers work within. It teaches you how to understand healthy body systems, and it helps you learn about the workplace health and safety practices with which you’ll need to comply while on the job.
The OCA Aged Care Certificate was designed by experts in the field. Their knowledge has been distilled into easily understandable modules that you can complete at your own pace.
We will start with several foundation topics, including how to:
We then bring in strategies for working through specific aged care contexts, including how to:
Finally, you will learn several person-centred, strengths-based approaches for working with client needs, including how to:
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What qualities make a good aged carer? - Real Life Series
Why students love learning with usModern learning needs a modern approach. At OCA you’ll learn via digestible, step-by-step modules and video sessions, designed and delivered by industry experts. With short answer or multiple-choice assessments that can be re-taken as needed and 24 hour tutorial support, our courses make it easy to take that next step in your learning journey.
Fully CPD Accredited
We’re fully CPD-accredited so you can take your study even further. Every hour of learning you complete with equates internationally recognised CPD points (a record of your professional development).
100% online and on-demand courses
Enrol at any time and study on your own terms. Assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the recall of facts in a timed setting.
Dedicated round-the-clock support
We’re here to help, whenever and wherever you need it. Access expert support from a tutor by email or phone (Mon-Fri) or reach us on live chat, 7 days a week.
Real world, industry-led learning
Our courses are designed in collaboration with institutions, employers and industry experts to equip you with practical, real-world skills that will advance your career and broaden your mind.
Flexible payment options
Choose how and when you pay for your course. Pay upfront with your credit card or Apple Pay, set up a flexible payment plan or use Afterpay or Latitude Pay to buy now, pay later.
Delivered 100% online, no classroom required
Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)
Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)
One on one tutor support
Live chat, 7 days a week
There are no formal requirements to do this Advanced Aged Care Course.
Our courses are designed for people with little or no prior experience in the aged care industry who would like to start a career as a full-time or part-time aged care worker. These courses are delivered 100 percent online 24/7.
To successfully complete this course, a student must:
Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
Be a self-directed learner
Possess sound language and literacy skills
Please check with your state or local governing department for the relevant "checks/permissions" that may be required to gain employment in this industry.
Work Effectively With Older People
Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
Recognise Healthy Body Systems In A Health Care Setting
Work Effectively In The Community Sector
Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
Participate In The Implementation Of Individualised Plans
Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
Assist Clients With Medication
* Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
Keen to get learning? Here’s a quick look at the content you can expect from this Advanced Certificate in Aged Care:
* Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer