This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
However, you must be at least 16 years of age, have regular access to the internet and have a level of physical fitness that would allow you to perform tasks in an aged care setting.
Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.
You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.
Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.
As part of this course you will need to complete 120 hours of work placement. You may need to undertake placements with two organisations in order to gain experience in residential aged care and community care.
When you study online with Open Colleges, you will have access to: