Are you passionate about caring for older people and want to work in one of the fastest growing industries in Australia? Our ageing support care course will help you gain essential, person-centred skills and knowledge to care for and support older people living in residential and aged care facilities.
In our course you’ll learn how to provide physical and psychosocial support for older people, including how to:
You’ll also learn how to comply with accreditation requirements of the aged-care sector and be ready to deliver outstanding customer service and support to older people. You can also benefit from the opportunity to do a work placement with leading industry aged care providers.
16 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
February and July
Full time: 5 months (3 days per week)
Your studies will include a mandatory minimum of 120 hrs of practical placement in residential aged care settings
After successful completion of our ageing support care course you may wish to apply for a range of aged care employment opportunities in local government, community organisations, and aged care facilities and private nursing homes.
You will be required to provide evidence of:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Direct entry. You will need to attend a group interview.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for further studies in related health courses including the Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Allied Health or the Diploma of Nursing.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$715.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$143.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$8,080.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$194.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$115.00|
Completion of 13 units of competency (7 core and 6 electives)
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