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Working in Aged Care Certificate

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If you want to make a difference to people's lives, this growing industry has plenty of job opportunities.

"Really enjoying the course! Keeping me busy and very enjoyable. I’ve learnt so much in such a short time. I can’t wait to pursue a career in this industry; it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m very glad this course was recommended to me, I’ll be recommending it to my friends and family too." - Mikala

Learn how to support older people with this e aged care course. During this course, you will learn how ageing impacts us physically and psychologically and how you can support older people within aged care services.

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In this course you’ll learn about:

  • How to work effectively with older people
  • How to follow safety procedures for direct care work
  • Strategies to counsel an elderly person who has been diagnosed with an illness
  • How to deal with deteriorating health issues
  • The effect physical health problems have on older people
  • How to provide support to meet personal care needs
  • How to support people living with dementia

More than one-quarter of a million people (282,000) were using residential care (permanent or respite), home care or transition care services in Australia on 30 June 2018. In addition, in 2017–18 more than 783,000 people were assisted in their homes under the Commonwealth Home Support Program. This is a growing industry with considerable job opportunities across Australia and New Zealand. Please check with your state department for the relevant checks and permissions that may be required to work in this industry.

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We don't use dense academic text books. Instead, we design digestible step-by-step modules and high-quality video sessions, backed by 24/7 tutorial support. The lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answer or multiple-choice and can be re-taken as many times as needed. They’re perfect for people with busy lives and families who want to better themselves while unlocking better opportunities.
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We're CPD Accredited, which means each of our modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Once you're done, you'll have CPD points ready if you want to take your study even further.
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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.
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Working in Aged Care.
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Career Pathways

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Social worker
  • Funeral Services Worker

 
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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

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Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

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  • The following strategies may assist you in supporting a grieving person to realise what has happened is real and true and must be acknowledged. READ MORE
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