If you have a genuine interest in caring for older people then our course in individual support 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 this health course, you’ll learn how to provide physical and psycho-social support for older people, including how to:
You’ll understand how to comply with the accreditation requirements in the aged-care sector, and you’ll be ready to deliver outstanding customer service and support to older people.
In studying this course, you will also have the opportunity to undertake work placement with leading industry aged-care providers.
28 Sep 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
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Full time: 6months (3.5 days per week)
Studies will include a minimum of 160 hours of practical placement in residential aged care settings.
Note: The duration or structure of this course may change. Training packages may have changed since the publication on website. If changes have occurred, new students will be enrolled in the new course.
This course may provide you with aged-care employment opportunities in local government, community organisations and aged-care facilities as well as private nursing homes.
International students must have completed:
PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.
A minimum IELTS overall score of 6.0 (Academic) or approved equivalent.
For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for further studies in related health courses including in Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance 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
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Completion of 13 units of competency (7 core and 6 electives).
In addition, you must complete at least 120 hours of work placement which is organised by your Placement Coordinator. This requirement takes place at the end of your course.
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