Are you keen to care for older Australians and support them to live their best lives in either aged care settings, the community or their own home? You can become an aged care worker by completing a qualification in the classroom, by distance learning or through a traineeship. h&h is here to support all our students to qualify for a career through nationally recognised qualifications. If you have a goal to make a real difference in the daily lives of elderly Australians, then qualifying through h&h could help you gain the skills you need.
Our skilled and caring trainers offer an exciting mix of learning activities so you can respond to simulated workplace scenarios to prepare for work in the aged care sector. You will receive support from trainers, fellow students and our online h&h community to ensure you can complete your course alongside the other commitments you have. Whether you want to do a Certificate III or a Certificate IV, we can help you qualify.
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation)
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation) is ideal for anyone who wishes to work within the aged care industry and home, aged care or community environments. This qualification is designed to meet the demand for older Australians, who continue to live longer.
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing Specialisation) teaches academic and practical knowledge of the concepts and practices to start a career within the aged care sector. Students who complete this course receive the training to gain an entry-level job in aged care in the home or community environment. They can go on to complete higher level qualifications, too.
Graduates will be eligible to work in roles such as home care assistant, care assistant, In-home respite worker, care worker, personal care assistant, community care worker, community house worker, personal care worker, residential care worker, support worker and planned activity worker.
The certificate III level course is made up of 13 units, of which seven are mandatory units and six are electives that you choose based on whether you wish to specialise in individual support in the aged care, home or community environment. You choose your electives according to your chosen industry specialisation (aged, or home and community). These can be taken at our campus in Granville over 21 weeks in classroom mode, or through distance learning from home over 12 months.
We also have traineeship options where you can learn while you earn over 12 months. You can read more about delivery modes on the h&h blog to choose the study method that best suits you. h&h Accredited Training offers weekday and weekend classroom study options. Smart & Skilled funding is available for eligible students – this training is subsidised by the NSW Government and you can call us to see if you qualify.
We also offer easy weekly and fortnightly payment plans if you are not eligible for government funding. h&h offers Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer if you believe you can meet the competencies required in the qualification.
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CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Certificate IV in Ageing Support suits those already working in the community or a residential aged care setting who wish to advance their skills and qualifications. This course teaches both academic and practical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to further your career within the aged care sector.
Upon successful completion of all course requirements of Certificate IV in Ageing Support, students receive a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Graduates may be suited to leadership roles within the aged care industry and be qualified to administer medication. Job titles they may qualify for include roles like aged or disabled carer, aged supervisor and home and community carer or home and community supervisor.
The course is made up of 18 units, of which 15 are mandatory units and three are elective units. These can be taken at our campus in Granville in the classroom over 34 weeks, or as a distance or mixed mode learning course over 12 months or as a traineeship over 18 to 24 months.
h&h Accredited Training offers weekday and weekend classroom study options. Smart & Skilled funding is available for eligible students, which is subsidised by the NSW Government for students who qualify. Our college is committed to supporting our students success and also offers easy weekly or fortnightly payment plans if you are not eligible for government funding.
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