OCA's Diploma in Aged Care can offer you an opportunity to kickstart your career or formalise existing community work skills and help to enhance your resume. This captivating aged care course will teach you how to fulfil the critical functions of aged care as caregivers for seniors and elderly individuals in your community or in registered home care facilities.
"I was really impressed with this course and the video content. It's full of specific examples, case studies and useful information. I want to improve my chances of a promotion and professional development is a key area I need to focus on. This Diploma will go a long way to helping me achieve my goals. Thanks again." - Ryan
You will learn how to work effectively with the elderly and how to create an empowering environment. Other critical skills and knowledge you will learn include the Australian legal and ethical frameworks needed as a support carer, how to recognise healthy body systems, and what workplace health and safety practices you are required to comply with as a member of the aged care industry.
Become a valued and integral part of the health and community sector and make yourself highly-employable. Life is too short to do something you really don't enjoy. You can change that, TODAY!
We're committed to you! As an OCA student you will receive a range of support services to assist you with your learning journey. This includes: live chat, technical, admin and general course support and a dedicated trainer to support your learning.
This qualification is delivered online. As soon as you enrol, you’ll be provided with a login and password so you can access our OCA e-learning centre 24/7. You can study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. All course materials are 100% online, and delivered via our innovative e-learning experience.
The length of time it takes you to complete this course depends on how much time you can invest each week, so if you spend 25hrs a week on the course you will finish it in 2 weeks (or sooner).
Please check with your state department for the relevant "checks/permissions" that may be required to gain employment in this industry.
Work Effectively With Older People
Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
Recognise Healthy Body Systems In A Health Care Setting
Work Effectively In The Community Sector
Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
Provide Support To People Living With Dementia
Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
Support People With Disabilities Who Are Ageing
Participate In The Implementation Of Individualised Plans
Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
Assist Clients With Medication
Supporting People With Disabilities Who Are Ageing
Work Within A Structured Counselling Framework