AGED CARE & COMMUNITY SERVICES
Looking to work in residential aged care facilities, client homes or community groups with older people? Enroll in one of our accredited Aged Care or Community Services courses and gain the skills needed to support the personal care of our senior citizens and discover how to provide them with emotional support and companionship.
Study a community or aged care course to formalize your qualifications, or gain new skills that will allow you to enter this satisfying area of work. Open Colleges can provide the flexibility; quality and affordability that you need to structure your course into your already busy life, particularly if you are already working or if you have other commitments.
Many of the courses in community and aged care offer structured work placements to give you real on-the-job skills and the chance to meet industry contacts. Gaining the learning and knowledge to deal with your clients is essential to providing you with the personal satisfaction that can come with a job in this sector.
Jobs in this sector are often in demand and those potential employees with the best qualifications will generally stand ahead of the pack.
Possible career opportunities include
• Care Worker
• Support Worker
• Homecare Specialists
• Disability Service Officer
• Assistant in Nursing
- Certificate IV in Mental Health
- Certificate III in home and community care
- Certificate III in aged care
- Certificate IV in Disability
- Certificate IV in aged care