Ageing & Individual Support Courses
Your aged and community care career starts here.
These mid-level qualifications will give you the skills and knowledge needed to work as an aged care or disability support worker.
Do you have a compassionate nature and good people skills? These courses prepare you for work in the community and/or a residential setting, with the elderly or disabled. The courses have been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning.
You will learn to communicate and work in health or community services, provide individualised support, recognise healthy body systems, work with diverse people, support independence and wellbeing, follow safe work practices, work legally and ethically.
These courses are offered as full-time courses and cover both the ageing and disability streams. The traineeship format offers the home and community care specialisation.
Working in individual support and aged community care services can be an incredibly rewarding work experience and with this qualification you will be sought after within the industry. Job opportunities are high and employment for aged and disability carers is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. You will have the skills to provide individualised care to those who require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
Don't be Fooled – The Real Costs Associated with courses at other colleges
It's essential to understand exactly what's included in your course fees and whether there will be additional mandatory fees charged by the college
Other colleges have addition costs which require you to purchase things like:
- Student ID ($25)
- A Laptop/Computer with required software ($1000’s)
- Printing & photocopying by student ($/per print)
- Stationery ($???)
- USB Thumb Drive and/or Portable Hard Drive ($100’s)
- Equipment Kit ($55 + $18/month for cloud services)
- Software Subscription A$21.99/month for the first year and A$43.99/month after that
At Australian Institute of Advanced Studies everything is included in the cost of your course. You get to use the computers for course related work at anytime during business hours for the whole time you are studying your course, free of charge! You have access to full colour printers/copiers for course related work, free of charge! Your student ID is included and access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere is free of charge! (See course details for what's included in each course).
All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
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