Aged care Courses

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Bachelor of Social Science (Gerontology and Healthy Ageing)

With Australia’s ageing population set to grow, there’s never been a better time to study this online Bachelor of Social Science (Gerontology and Healthy Ageing) course.


Upon graduation you will be able to seek employment opportunities in social research, policy development, mental health, dementia care and aged care services.


Charles Sturt University

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) CHC33015

If you’re looking to start out in community services or aged care, this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) course will give you the foundational knowledge to kick-start your career.


Study online and learn about individualised support, working in a health or community services environment, and caring for the elderly.


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Certificate IV in Ageing Support CHC43015

Learn how to support the needs of older clients with complex needs in this online Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015) course delivered in partnership with ICM Training.


You will gain the skills to be able to provide holistic support to older people, work within a residential care setting and respond to the needs of your clients.


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Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

The online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology course will give you the skills to work in improving the quality of life of older people.


Studying this graduate certificate program, you will learn about the major theoretical and practical issues associated with ageing.


Charles Sturt University

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Master of Gerontology

The Master of Gerontology course will give you the knowledge and skills to promote the health and wellbeing of older people.


With the ageing population, aged care services are increasingly needed and health professionals with advanced skills in gerontology are in great demand.


Charles Sturt University

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About Aged care

As the baby boomers enter their twilight years, crack open their nest eggs and leave their live-at-home adult kids to fend for themselves, there are two resounding words you should hear:

Industry growth.

Australia’s ageing population is driving up demand for more qualified and dedicated aged care workers, and a greater array of aged care services.

According to an IBISWorld research report, by 2056 one in four Australians will be aged above 65. As more of these individuals enter their golden years, demand for aged care accommodation is expected to lead to revenue of $6.7 billion a year, with growth forecasted to be compounded annually at 6.8 per cent.

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