Looking for the best aged care courses in WA? Study with us at CRTAFE and you will get hands-on, industry-relevant training to prepare you for the workplace. Whether you are just starting out towards a career in aged care, want to improve your service delivery to your existing aged care clients or are looking for a career boost, we have the training solution to help you get where you want to go
Aged Care Courses
Safely administer medicine to your patientsThis short course is aimed to upskill those working in disability or aged care to safely prepare and provide medications.
Are you a carer looking to upskill?
This short course is aimed for those currently working within the community care sector who may be required to administer medication. You will gain the skills and required knowledge to confidently prepare and provide medication assistance and documentation.
Certificate IV in Ageing Support
Start a caring career today.Start a rewarding career in aged care with the Certificate IV in Ageing Support. Learn how to assess the needs of seniors and plan and conduct programs that make a difference.
If you're passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients, you've come to the right place.
When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide with you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.
Recognition of Prior Learning
If you’re based in Kalgoorlie or Northam and are interested in this course, this qualification may be offered by Recognition of Prior Learning. For more info about RPL, click here.
Half price fees apply!
Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Step up and step in to a caring industry.Provide care, create plans, comply with infection control policies and procedures and ensure the safety of all with this timely skill set.
Start your career in the community care industry.
In these unprecedented times, industries need workers to manage infection control while in the direct care of others.
There is increased opportunity for new workers to pick up skills in direct care and progress to an entry level role.
In an era of COVID-19 infection control, gain the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors.
Certificate III in Individual Support
Make a difference every day of your working life.When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to ageing, disability or other reasons.
Embark on a fulfilling career helping others.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry or disability sector, caring, enabling people to maintain independence. You will gain an understanding about supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
You will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living, including the elderly and people with disabilities.
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
Make a difference every day of your working life.When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to being further along in life.
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
Half price fees apply!
Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
Do you have a passion to help others?Start a career in the care sector, where you'll provide support and assistance to those that need it.
Make a difference in people's lives.
This qualification will give you the skills to provide direct support and care to people living in aged care, community and residential care facilities. You'll gain theoretical and practical training to follow an individualised plan to support people in their homes, people with complex needs and to tailor the care and support to the individual client.
Half price fees apply!
Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)
Do you have a passion to help others?
In this course you will learn how to provide direct care to people who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability. You will gain the skills and knowledge to put your skills into practice within the aged care and home and community care sector.
Topics covered include:
- How to empower people
- Healthy body systems
- Infection control
- Safe work practices
Half price fees apply!
Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set
Get started in a rewarding career helping othersGain the basic skills to work in the community services sector.
Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?
This introductory skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to get started in a rewarding career within the community services sector. You will gain the basic skills to provide support to people in a range of health care setting
- Determine and respond to person support needs
- Follow infection prevention and control procedures
- Complete manual tasks safely
- Communicate and work in the health or community services sector
Job Ready Basics Skill Set
Get started in the workforce.
The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology. This course will prepare you for entry level roles in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, community services, aged care and business services.
Follow this up with a visit to your local Jobs and Skills Centre, where you can get free advice and support to with your resume and writing job applications, and you’ll be job ready!
Complete manual handling tasks safelyThis course is aimed at support workers and carers to safely provide assistance to their clients.
Complete physical tasks safely.
As a support worker or a carer you may be required to complete manual handling tasks for your patients. This short course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to safely complete manual handling tasks such as lifting, moving, carrying and other physical activities required to assist your patient.
Familiarise yourself with PEG feedingIf you are a carer or work within community care, PEG feeding may be a requirement for some patients.
Confidently and safely administer PEG feeding.
This short course is aimed for those currently working with patients who may require a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. You will learn the reasons why PEG feeding may be required and how to administer PEG feeding. This training will provide you with the confidence to provide the necessary support to your patients.
Provide First Aid Skill Set
Be ready for almost anything.These essential first aid skills will prepare you for emergency health situations at home, in the workplace or beyond. Learn about first aid, manual handling, risk management, poisons and more.
Be prepared for an emergency.
Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.
This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).
This course will cover:
- First aid and emergencies
- Legal, workplace and community factors
- Risk management,
- Assess the scene and casualty,
- Maintain hygiene,
- Use manual handling techniques,
- Bleeding, burns, wound and injuries
- Environmental impact
Includes the below units of competency:
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID011 - Provide first aid
Provide Individual Support Skill Set
Make a career supporting independence.In a growing industry that's always in need of workers, get ahead of the workforce competition and gain the essential skills for supporting those that personal care.
Your first step to a caring career.
Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.
This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you!
You'll learn about following a client's individual care or support plan to meet their personal support needs, how to comply with personal hygiene standards, maintain food safety, contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food appropriately, prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation, supporting a client to self-administer medication, safe work practices for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, and how to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and complete those tasks in a safe manner.