If you’re new to the workforce or are looking for a career change and would like to understand what aged care courses and options are available in and around Adelaide, you have come to the right place.
Healthcare Australia’s Registered Training Organisation, EmployEase, delivers the accredited CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) with courses starting each month in Adelaide.
Aged Care workers play a critical role in supporting Australia’s elderly by assisting with personal tasks and daily living activities. Aged Care workers can work in several settings such as their client’s home or within a residential care facility and tasks and duties include:
- Preparing food and drinks
- Helping with mobility and providing transport to medical appointments, community outings to cafes and shopping centres, and going on regular excursions
- Communicate with family members to give updates
- Sanitizing and keeping the residence clean and tidy – this is more important than ever with COVID-19. As part of the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community), all students complete the HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set.
- The HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set is delivered online and students learn how to follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control to identity infection hazards and risks.
Aged Care Course options in Adelaide
Students can become fully qualified aged care workers in Adelaide by completing the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community). This nationally accredited qualification takes 28 weeks to complete and is delivered in EmployEase’s Adelaide campus situated in Hidmarsh. Students are required to attend the classroom 2 days per week from 9:30pm-3:30pm. We understand that some students have family commitments, so part-time evening options are available available. Enquire below to learn more about part-time study options.
How much does an aged care course cost?
Fees start from as little as $80 for JobTrainer funded students. The South Australian Government introduced JobTrainer to fill Adelaide’s shortage of skilled aged care workers. The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) is a nationally accredited qualification. Supported by JobTrainer, students can benefit from low-fee training and gain the qualifications to start a successful and rewarding career in aged care.
How do I get an aged care job in Adelaide?
Students must complete the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community). As part of the course, students must also complete a 120-hour work placement in a local Adelaide facility. At EmployEase, over 80% of graduates are employed after completing the qualification, with many being hired directly by the facility where they completed work placement.
When does the aged care course start?
EmployEase runs one course per month in Adelaide, which is capped at 22 students per class. Smaller class sizes mean that students benefit from more one-to-one time with their qualified and experienced aged care trainers.
How do I start aged care course in Adelaide?
If you are interested in securing a spot in the next course and gaining your qualification, EmployEase’s dedicated student support team can help you every step of the way. The student support team can assist with JobTrainer eligibility and answer any questions about a career in aged care. Click here to enquire.