Learn how to support older people with this entry level aged care course. If you want to make a difference to people's lives, this growing industry has plenty of job opportunities. This course will provide you with the knowledge and ability to provide ethical support, while addressing the needs of elderly people in your home, workplace or community.
"Really enjoying the Working in Aged Care 101 course! Keeping me busy and very enjoyable. I’ve learnt so much in such a short time. I can’t wait to pursue a career in this industry; it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m very glad this course was recommended to me, I’ll be recommending it to my friends and family too." - Mikala
During this course you will learn how ageing impacts us physically and psychologically and how you can support older people within aged care services.
In this course you’ll learn about:
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).
Work Effectively With Older People
Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
Provide Support To People Living With Dementia
Support People With Disabilities Who Are Ageing
Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
Assist Clients With Medication