If you want to know the best way to assist, support and care for Australia’s ageing population, a short course in Aged Care is your key to unlocking this rewarding career.
Online Aged Care courses also available
What is Aged Care?
Working in Aged Care means supporting, assisting and nurturing Australia’s ageing population. As people get older, their needs change and often things that seem simple to the able-bodied can become a real challenge. There are many short courses in aged care which can equip you with the necessary skills to work in elderly care. Depending on what you study, working in aged care could see you doing everything from aged care nursing to being a disability support worker or allied health assistant.
Aged Care is a rapidly growing industry, as Australia has an aging population. This means that a career in Aged Care is not only rewarding in terms of the job itself, but also has fantastic long-term growth opportunities for every available area of Aged Care.
An Aged Care worker can have a number of speciality careers, some of which are listed below:
Allied Health Assistant
Home Care Assistant
Aged Care Caterer
Clinical Care Manager
Individual Support Worker
Studying Aged Care:
Whether you’re looking to start a career or just get a formal aged care certificate to solidify your current career, an Aged Carers Certificate can help you become officially qualified to work in aged care facilities. There are many courses offered all over Australia, including courses in Melbourne, Sydney and other metropolitan areas. Meanwhile, for people in regional areas, many institutions offer aged care courses online. As well as standard courses, some companies offer fast tracked Aged Care Courses to get you ready to work even sooner. There are a number range of courses in aged care available, and some of the most popular courses are listed below:
Certificate III In Individual Support
Certificate II in Aged Care
Course in Introduction to Individual Support
Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Is a Career in Aged Care right for you?
Caring for the elderly in our society is one of the most rewarding career a person can have, and by giving back to those who have given to us for so many years you can feel truly proud of a career in aged care. You need to a nurturing person who genuinely enjoys spending time listening and learning, and be able to treat other with dignity and respect.
If you think this could be you, then browse our courses in Aged Care today!
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