Introduction to Ageing and Disability

Gain the Direct Care Skills in Centacare’s FREE 5-week Introductory course

Introduction to Ageing and Disability

This course is FREE for anyone over 18 years of age

Next Course Date: 11th July - 12th August 2022 (5 weeks)

Days & Time: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Course Delivery: Face-to-face training

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

What does the course involve?

Introduction to Ageing and Disability

This free 5-week program will prepare you for entry-level jobs in the growing aged care or disability sector and can also be a pathway into nursing. 

Unit of Competency

  • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS011 – Meet personal support needs

Certification and Career Pathways

On successful course completion, participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment. 

You will have the opportunity to continue study with Centacare to gain the full Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) or Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) and become a qualified support worker. 

Eligibility

Minimum age requirement of 18 years is applicable.

Course delivery 

This course will be delivered face-to-face on site. 

care taker with client

Next Available Course Details:

Orientation Day*: Wednesday, 6th July 2022

Course Dates: 11th July12th August 2022 (including work placement)

Days and Time: Monday – Friday, from 9 am – 3:30 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

*All students must attend Orientation Day before class comencement.

Orientation Day*: Wednesday, 10th August 2022 

Course Dates: 15th August 16th September 2022 (including work placement)

Days and Time: Monday – Friday, from 9 am – 3:30 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

*All students must attend Orientation Day before class comencement.

Orientation Day*: Wednesday, 28th September 2022 

Course Dates: 3rd 21st October 2022 (including work placement)

Days and Time: Monday – Friday, from 9 am – 3:30 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

*All students must attend Orientation Day before class comencement.

Why study with Centacare

State-of-the-art Training Facilities
2-week work experience organised by Centacare
Close to public transport
Face-to-face Learning
Receive Statement of Attainment

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For more information about the course or to book your place, please contact us on 9482 7000 or register your interest below:

*Your enrolment is only confirmed once you have  received a confirmation of enrolment via email.

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