As Australia’s population ages, the Health Care and Social Assistance industry is expected to contribute almost one in four new jobs over the next five years - employment in Residential Care Services has been growing by 42.7% over the last decade.*
If you are seeking a career in a stable, professional and attractive industry our Aged Care courses will allow you to gain the crucial skills to help you find aged care work or formalise your current experience.
Now you can achieve these valuable, nationally accredited qualifications via Open Colleges’ partner in Heath and Community Services, ICM Training. This means you can access flexible learning and payment options and enrol anytime of the year, structuring your course around your current work or family commitments.
Study at your own pace through our online learning platform, Open Space. Learn valuable, on-the-job skills via a work placement for building experience and contacts in the industry.
* Source DEEWR, Profile of the Aged Care Workforce, page 4/5
Aged Care Courses
As Australia's population gets older, this course will prepare you to gain work in the growing aged care industry, and to potentially manage others.
The care of older people is a complex and diverse branch of health care; this Certificate is the first step in skilling yourself towards gaining the knowledge and practical experience to work in this rapidly growing industry.
This course as been specifically designed for people who wish to gain entry to the Certificate IV in Aged Care CHC40108. Gain experience in working with people with dementia and supporting the emotional health and well-being of older Australians.