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What will I learn?

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will give you the skills to work as an aged care worker in the expanding aged care industry. You will learn how to care for clients, create relationships, network with the community and practice professionalism. You will complete work placement and experience career satisfaction as you support elderly people to maintain independence and achieve their personal goals in a residential setting.

TAFE NSW has worked with industry partners to create this Aged Care qualification, and our strong relationship with communities and relevant medical bodies means you will graduate with confidence.

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

Empower clients to reach their goals
Provide information and advice to clients
Provide tailored support to clients with diverse needs
Create safe and supportive practices
Work with clients with impairments

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical learning. You will strengthen your practical skills in providing safe and beneficial care and sharpen your specialisation in aiding aged people, including learning to:

Provide First Aid responses including CPR in an emergency
Support relationships with carers and family
Meet personal care needs
Work safely with manual handling skills
Uphold legal and ethical standards in a residential aged care setting

Stand out in a global job market by developing a range of key soft skills that equip you with the confidence to care for clients with differing needs and requirements, including:

A passion for empowering aged clients
Support and empathy
Collaborative team skills
Great communication skills
Ability to problem-solve
A keen interest in health care

CRICOS

090190K

Study options

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$8,170.00 (4,44,505) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Glendale Campus

Frederick Street,

GLENDALE,

New South Wales,

2285, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$8,170.00 (4,44,505) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Castle Hill Campus

Cnr Showground and Green Roads,

CASTLE HILL,

New South Wales,

2154, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Year 10 or equivalent

English Language Requirements:

Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or equivalent
Or Completion of a TAFE NSW General English Program

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 30+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,200 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes