Our cookies

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience with personalized content, relevant ads and enhanced functionalities. By allowing all you agree to the use of cookies as per the cookie policy and remember you can manage your preferences anytime.

What will I learn?

Provide care for ageing citizens with a Certificate IV in Ageing Support. This course teaches students to undertake specialized tasks in aged care services.

About the Course:

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organization guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organization and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

Trainers are made available to provide tutoring and assistance, and NIET also offer interactive webinars and workshops to help facilitate your learning success.

Students are required to attend 120 hours of work placement in aged care hour or community care facilities.

What You’ll Learn:

  • support independence and empower older people
  • coordinate health services for older people
  • provide support to people living with dementia
  • coordinating home support (Elective units)
  • providing food services (Elective units)
  • provide care to people with complex needs (Elective units)

Career Outcomes

  • Personal care assistants
  • Aged care workers
  • Care supervisors
  • Care team leaders

University pathways

Torrens University - Diploma of Nursing

CRICOS

101714

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (39 weeks)

Tuition fees
From AUD $6,000 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

Every month

Venue

Sandy Bay Centre Hobart

University of Tasmania,

Level 4, Hytten Hall,

HOBART,

Tasmania,

7000, HOBART, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (39 weeks)

Tuition fees
From AUD $6,000 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

Every month

Venue

Gold Coast Centre

1 Nerang Street,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

EDUCATION

  • 16 years old or above;
  • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or overseas equivalent;
  • Pass CB LLN Test;
  • Basic Computer skills;

ENGLISH

(International student only)

  • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • Pass CB entry test

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

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES