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Top Certificates in Australia 2019

A certificate, which is an educational program offered by many colleges and universities, may help students gain greater skills and experience in their existing career field. Many programs are short and can typically be completed in as little as a year.

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BCA National Training Group

If you want to work in aged care, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and ethical attributes to work at an advanced level. ... [+]

Certificate IV in Ageing Support - International

If you are working in aged care, the Certificate IV in Ageing Support will equip you with the skills needed to work at a specialised level.

The Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in a residential or home or community-based environment.

The qualification involves 120 hours of work placement and covers specialised subjects covering personal support needs, palliative approaches, individual service delivery support and interventions.

If you want to work in aged care, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and ethical attributes to work at an advanced level. Study with one of Australia's most trusted training organisations. At a glance: ... [-]
Australia Darwin
January 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Online & Campus Combined
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Imagine Education Australia

Imagine’s Faculty of Community Services delivers training in Certificate III and IV in Aged Care and Home & Community Care. ... [+]

Imagine a career in community services

Imagine’s Faculty of Community Services delivers training in Certificate III and IV in Aged Care and Home & Community Care. As part of the course, students will receive hands-on, practical experience in care facilities. Imagine’s Faculty of Community Services is committed to research and professional development which is passed on through our educational programs. Our community services courses include:

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) Certificate IV in Ageing Support Certificate IV in Ageing Support (upgrade) [-]
Australia Gold Coast Brisbane
January 2020
Campus
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Hunter TAFE - Australia

This course is for people who work or want to work in a range of aged care facilities and home care situations. ... [+]

This course is for people who work or want to work in a range of aged care facilities and home care situations.

You will learn about the aged care sector, how to provide personal care and support for older people and how to interview and communicate with older people within residential facilities and home care situations.

You should be aware that you may be required to undergo occupational screening and be vaccinated against infectious diseases as part of the clinical placement in a public or private hospital or medical facility as part of this course. Your teachers will give you further advice.

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Australia Newcastle
January 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
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Southern Cross Education Institute

This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centers, day respite centers and open employment services, other community settings and cl ... [+]

This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centers, day respite centers and open employment services, other community settings and clients' homes.

These workers:

Apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation Report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies May work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers. Duration ... [-]
Australia Melbourne Adelaide
January 2020
Full-time
49 weeks
Campus
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Southern Cross Education Institute

This qualification covers workers who undertake the collection of blood and other pathology specimens under supervision. ... [+]

This qualification covers workers who undertake the collection of blood and other pathology specimens under supervision. It should be noted that this qualification does not cover collection of a range of specimens for specialized testing, a collection of arterial blood gases or team leadership and training. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Duration

28 Weeks

Entry Requirements:

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, participants would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study or maturely aged entry. For further information, see PP02 ASSESSING STUDENT'S QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND ENGLISH PROFICIENCY. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Learners originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection website. Applicant must be 18 years of age or above. Additional Requirements: ... [-]
Australia Melbourne Adelaide
January 2020
Full-time
34 weeks
Campus
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Southern Cross Education Institute

These qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organization guidelines and service plan ... [+]

These qualification addresses work primarily in residential facilities under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined organization guidelines and service plans:

These workers:

Carry out activities to maintain personal care and/or other activities of living for people in an aged care setting. Carry out activities related to an individualized plan. Report directly to a supervisor and are not responsible for another worker. Duration

38 weeks

Entry Requirements Successful completion of Year 11 or the equivalent level of study or maturely aged entry. For further information, see PP02 ASSESSING STUDENT'S QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND ENGLISH PROFICIENCY. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Learners originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection website. Applicant must be 18 years of age or above. Additional Requirements: ... [-]
Australia Melbourne Adelaide
January 2020
Full-time
38 weeks
Campus
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University of Technology Sydney

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills to understand, interpret, influence and shape health policy. It provides an understanding of the way the healthc ... [+]

This course provides a deeper understanding of the current issues shaping health policy and an opportunity for specialisation in four key areas: economics; law; communication and learning; and Indigenous health. The course also provides a foundation in statistics, epidemiology and Indigenous studies. The course provides a career pathway for health professionals, government employees, consultants and other professionals who want to pursue a career in health policy or have reached their desired role and wish to deepen their professional knowledge and experience.

A graduate of this course is able to: demonstrate professional behaviour and accountability (Professional Behaviour and Accountability) retrieve, critically evaluate and apply evidence to influence health policy (Critical Thinking) demonstrate team and leadership skills while considering health in a global context (Leadership and Teamwork) effectively and appropriately communicate with people from a wide range of backgrounds and in a variety of contexts (Communication) reflect on current skills, knowledge, attitudes and practice; plan for and implement ongoing personal and professional development (Lifelong Learning) be professionally and culturally competent, which contributes to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, inclusive of physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellness (Indigenous Awareness). ... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
0.5 - 1 year
Campus
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Southern Cross University (Online)

By completing Southern Cross University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership you will gain knowledge to meet the challenges and grab the opportunities o ... [+]

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership Start your journey towards an MHL. 100% online, shift work-friendly learning. Become a leader across a diverse range of healthcare fields. Basic Information Duration: 8 months, part-time Study periods: January, March, April, July, September, November Fees: $2190 per unit Units: 4 Rankings: Nursing research ranked highest possible classification in the ERA national report. Lead the change in healthcare

The Australian healthcare sector is undergoing rapid and widespread change, increasingly disrupted by new technologies and a changing workforce as well as population. Whether you are a registered nurse or allied health professional, a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership can enable you to take a significant step forward in your career in Australia’s largest industry.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
July 2019
Part-time
8 months
Online
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International Nurse Training

This course reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environment ... [+]

Course Description

This course reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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