Certificate in Aged Care

The Certificate in Aged Care is a CPD Endorsed 7-in-1 course bundle that will teach you how to effectively work with older people, including those with dementia and disabilities. Gain skills such as behavior support, palliative care, medication assistance, and more.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 170 hours to complete the course, which has 7 key certificates made up of 15 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Aged Care Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Funeral Services Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Diversional Therapist
  • Care Assistant
Course Modules

Certificate 1: Aged Care Career Sampler

  1. Work Effectively In The Community Sector
  2. Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being

Certificate 2: Working in Aged Care Certificate

  1. Work Effectively With Older People
  2. Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
  3. Assist Clients With Medication

Certificate 3: Aged Care Advanced Certificate

  1. Work Effectively With Older People
  2. Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
  3. Recognise Healthy Body Systems In A Health Care Setting
  4. Work Effectively In The Community Sector
  5. Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
  6. Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
  7. Participate In The Implementation Of Individualised Plans
  8. Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
  9. Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
  10. Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
  11. Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
  12. Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
  13. Assist Clients With Medication

Certificate 4: Looking After the Elderly Certificate

  1. Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
  2. Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
  3. Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
  4. Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach

Certificate 5: Provide Support to People Living with Dementia Certificate

  1. Support People with Dementia

Certificate 6: Support Ageing People with Disabilities

  1. Support Ageing People with Disabilities

Certificate 7: Support Ageing People with Disabilities

  1. Work Effectively in the Community Sector
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Certificate in Aged Care has been constructed to be a pathway course to a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). This course is designed as a pathway course that offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills fundamental to the Aged Care Sector. The full mapping summary can be provided to students to share with other education providers should they wish to continue in future studies.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. 

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Course Accreditation

CPD Endorsed

This course is fully CPD endorsed, which means each of the course modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Completing CPD-endorsed courses gives you CPD points that are recognised by employers and can be used in your resume, professional industry membership, or future career as a professional. Every student receives a digital badge of CPD points that is portable, sharable and verifiable for the study they have completed.

1 hour of learning = 1 CPD point 

The CPD body has evaluated The Learning Group's courses. Independent subject matter experts have reviewed all learning materials, student policies, and procedures. These experts assessed the learning objectives, course content, and end-of-course assessments for each course. As a result, the CPD body has endorsed the learning programs for continuing professional development purposes.

The Learning Group has been accredited by the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation & Training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) Accredited

This course is accredited by ICOES — ensuring you receive high-quality education and content.

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to The Learning Group’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions. 

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Course Outline

Students will undertake 7 Key Modules, made up of 15 subjects.

Certificate 1: Aged Care Career Sampler

This certificate is the perfect first step and introduction to what it’s like to work in aged care, providing you the skills and knowledge you need to inspire and support the elderly in various roles.

Certificate 2: Working in Aged Care Certificate

This comprehensive certificate will explore how ageing impacts us physically and psychologically and how you can support older people within aged care services. You will learn how to work effectively with older people, explore strategies to counsel an elderly person who has been diagnosed with an illness, and gain a better understanding of ways to deal with deteriorating health issues, including supporting people living with dementia.

Certificate 3: Aged Care Advanced Certificate

This advanced certificate will deliver a deeper dive into aged care and teach you how to give care in a home setting, in a community or in a registered home care facility. You will learn how to create a healthy, empowering environment across all levels of need for the elderly, while also gaining a strong understanding of the legal and ethical frameworks carers work within. It teaches you how to understand healthy body systems, and it helps you learn about the workplace health and safety practices with which you’ll need to comply while on the job.

Certificate 4: Looking After the Elderly Certificate

Whether you’re currently working in the aged care industry and want to upgrade your skills, want to get into the industry, or currently looking after your elderly parents or grandparents, this certificate will provide you with effective and practical knowledge to ensure you can feel informed and confident.

Certificate 5: Provide Support to People Living with Dementia Certificate

With so many elderly living with dementia, this important certificate is designed to teach you proven ways to best care for clients, or ageing family and friends who are suffering from dementia. You will learn how to improve soft skills like communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution.

Certificate 6: Support Ageing People with Disabilities

People who are ageing with a disability often require access to both disability and aged care services. This certificate is a solid introduction to how best to care for the elderly who are living with a disability, whether it be clients in an aged care facility, or elderly family members.

Certificate 7: Working Effectively in the Community Sector

This certificate provides you with the knowledge and skills to provide ethical support while addressing the needs of elderly people in your home, workplace or community. Learn how ageing impacts us physically and psychologically, and how you can support older people with counselling and aged care services.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry, or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry-leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of online courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. Among these offerings, the Digital Marketing Course stands out for those interested in harnessing the power of the Internet for business success. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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