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Diploma in Aged Care & Community Support

Developed in partnership with Learning Lounge

The world is in need of dedicated, compassionate carers

With an aging population, aged care providers are increasingly in demand around the country. In this course, you’ll learn all the skills needed to thrive as a caregiver, be it in a home setting, in a community or in a registered home care facility. You will learn both the hard skills such as safety procedures, and aged care related legal and ethical knowledge, as well as critically important soft skills like working effectively with older people and counselling those who have been diagnosed with illness.

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Duration

~170 Hours | 12 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Be awarded with a certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Get started for just €799

Or from only €25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.

Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

Developed in partnership with Learning Lounge

  • Learn all the skills needed to thrive as a caregiver
  • Understand healthy body systems, learn about workplace health and safety practices
  • Develop a strong understanding of the legal and ethical frameworks carers work within
  • Use your new skills to help a wide range of people in a variety of contexts
  • Understand common problems in aged care, such as mobility & memory issues, and so much more

Course Modules

The Diploma in Aged Care & Community Support comprises the following courses:

  • Work Effectively In The Community Sector
  • Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
  • Work Effectively With Older People
  • Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
  • Assist Clients With Medication
  • Work Effectively With Older People
  • Follow Safety Procedures For Direct Care Work
  • Recognise Healthy Body Systems In A Health Care Setting
  • Work Effectively In The Community Sector
  • Provide Behaviour Support In The Context Of Individualised Plans
  • Work Effectively With Culturally Diverse Clients & Co-Workers
  • Participate In The Implementation Of Individualised Plans
  • Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
  • Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
  • Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
  • Support Individual Health & Emotional Well-Being
  • Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
  • Assist Clients With Medication
  • Support Older People To Maintain Their Independence
  • Provide Support To Meet Personal Care Needs
  • Comply With Infection Control Policies & Procedures
  • Deliver Care Services Using A Palliative Approach
  • Support Ageing People with Disabilities
  • Work Effectively in the Community Sector

Why The Career Academy?

We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

  • Upskill and be awarded with an certificate of achievement to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

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Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

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