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52841WA Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-traineeship)

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: AB64

The aim of the Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care is to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into a traineeship with in the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or provide them with basic industry specific skills and knowledge for working in the Aged Care sector.  This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with the Aged Care sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following a individual plan and reporting and completing documentation
  • Provide support services to a client including responding to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Develop an understanding of diverse groups and how to work and communicate with them
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures
  • Recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies.

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.

Enrolment & enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

 

Students are required to attend a selection process as identified above prior to enrolment in the program and satisfy the selection panel that they meet requirements of the aged and disability care sectors regarding safety.  This includes:

  • Students must provide a National Police Clearance that does not identify any offences that would prevent the student from working in the Aged or Disability care sector.
  • Students may be asked to provide a Working with Children’s check depending on the placement agencies requirements.
  • Students must be physically fit to perform physical duties associated with providing personal care and domestic support including but not limited to:
    • Manual handling tasks such as hoisting and transferring
    • Assisting with personal care tasks such as showering and feeding
    • Assisting with domestic duties such as cleaning and making beds
  • Students may be asked to provide a medical clearance to support your application.

Students may be asked to provide evidence of immunisation status and may be required to have additional immunisations depending on the placement agencies requirements.

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by:

Calling your local campus on 1800 672 700 or completing the short course enquiry form at the bottom of your selected course page.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Find out more
TALK TO US! Use our course enquiry form below to contact us about options to study in this course. Places may still be available.

Semester 2, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Geraldton Campus
How Face to face (class room)
Find out more
TALK TO US! Use our course enquiry form below to contact us about options to study in this course. Places may still be available.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated April 07, 2020