Queensland University of Technology Online

Graduate Certificate in Care of the Aged

Queensland University of Technology Online
Duration
6 monthsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online
Next start date
July

Why study this course

  • This course provides existing health professionals with the specialist skills and knowledge needed to meet the complex care needs of older Australians
  • Explore healthy ageing, health assessment and assistive technologies, and dementia care
  • Study entirely online and benefit from access to a range of support services throughout your study journey

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a bachelor degree (or higher) in a nursing, medical or allied health discipline; OR
  • Current AHPRA registration in your field of practice AND at least three years of full-time professional work experience in the same discipline

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Ageing and health assessment
  • Healthy ageing
  • Skin and wound care
  • Dementia

Enquire with Queensland University of Technology Online to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Queensland University of Technology Online to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Queensland University of Technology Online can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.


Enquire with Queensland University of Technology Online to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Support and delivery

A range of support options

Access a team of student advisers who are available seven days a week for extended hours. They are on hand to help you with a range of issues from essay writing problems to IT questions.

You will also have access to a range of resources to help you achieve your study goals. Discussion boards, study groups and research assistance are all available so you can find the right support for your needs.

Expert advisers

Each unit that you undertake will be led by an Online Learning Adviser. Each adviser is an expert in their field, brings years of industry experience and is specially trained to teach online students. They are available to help you with your assessments and to help find practical applications for the content you learn.

Join an online community

By studying with QUT Online you will join a network of like-minded students. Get involved in private messaging and discussion boards and start networking with fellow students who have similar career goals and challenges.

Find out more about this course

Queensland University of Technology Online

Graduate Certificate in Care of the Aged

You may wish to discuss the following with Queensland University of Technology Online:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Submit an enquiry direct to Queensland University of Technology Online.

Find out more about this course


Queensland University of Technology Online

Graduate Certificate in Care of the Aged

Submit an enquiry direct to Queensland University of Technology Online.