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What will I learn?

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

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

Career Opportunities

  • Aged Care Worker
  • Respite Care Worker
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Direct Care Worker
  • Home Help Worker
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Support Worker



Study options

Full Time (40 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $9,500 for the entire course; Materials Fee: AUD $250; Enrolment Fee: AUD $300
Start date

11 July 2022, 4 October 2022


Cairns College of English and Business

27 Aplin street,



4870, CAIRNS, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of Certificate III in related field

Applicants are to be over the age of 18

Applicants should have reasonable computer skills including the ability to use and access to the internet.

English Proficiency:



completion of CCEB Upper Intermediate level


B2 Level of CEFR – Common European Framework


In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, applicants completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while applicants held a student visa.