This qualification will enable you to work in a satisfying and rewarding industry with a high demand for qualified staff. On successful completion of this qualification you can:
- Work in either an Aged Care Facility or in Home Care as a Personal Care Attendant or Support Worker.
- Pathway into other qualifications such as Nursing, Leisure & Health, or Disability.
- Choose your own work hours. Flexible work hours are available in Home & Community Care.
Aged Care is one of Australia’s fastest growing employment sectors. By 2023 the Australian Commonwealth Government is predicting employment in this sector will grow by 40 percent (joboutlook.gov.au).
Pines Learning provides quality training in a supportive learning environment with modern facilities and small class sizes. All training is delivered by experienced and qualified trainers who are passionate about the industry. Pines Learning is recognised by the Aged Care and Home Care sector for the quality of training we deliver.
To find out about why students enrol and what they experience while studying with us, read Lee’s blog on how returning to study, during a pandemic, changed her life.
Government Job Trainer funding and concession rates are available to eligible applicants.
Course entry requirements apply. Details can be found in the Course Guide. See course downloads below.
Classes will be held from 9.15 am to 3.15 pm Mondays and Thursdays, with theory assessments to be completed in between classes. A four week block of placement, in an aged care facility, is to be completed at the end of the course. We find the placement for you.
Next course commences 7 October, 2021. Training will be held face to face, however if COVID restrictions are still imposed, training will commence via ZOOM.
An interview is required before enrolment. For further information call 9842 6726, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Learn Local Registered Training Organisation Pines Learning can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate. JobTrainer funded places also available to eligible applicants.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria applies.