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PROGRAMS

AGED CARE & WELFARE MANAGER

CERTIFICATE III, IV & DIPLOMA

Like Australia, most countries are facing an ageing population and are seeking solutions to cope with the care of their elderly. Our Aged Care & Case Manager program provides students with THE skills and knowledge to provide services that maintain a therapeutic alliance with elderly clients living with mental health issues.

CAMPUS LOCATIONS

Melbourne and Sydney

MULTIPLE QUALIFICATIONS ACHIEVED

CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support

CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support

CHC53315 – Diploma of Mental Health

ONSITE SIMULATION LABS

Undertake practical lessons in our purpose-built classrooms, fitted with hospital beds and equipment for an in-depth learning experience.

EXTENDED STUDY DURATION

169 weeks (Full-time training and assessment)

13 Terms x 10 weeks

Blended In-Class and Online Delivery

A combination of in-class learning (20 hours per week) + a mix of online supervised study (6 hours per week) and self-directed study

Nationally Recognised Courses

The program consists of three nationally recognised qualifications that are recognised across Australia

JOB OUTCOMES

After completing the Aged Care and Welfare Manager program with ALG, you will be well qualified for wide range of careers in the industry

Mental Health Worker

Alcohol and Other Drugs Worker

Welfare Support Worker

Community Worker

Case Worker/Manager

Recovery Support

Personal Care Assistant

Aged Care Worker

Residential Care Worker

Accommodation Support Worker

Assisting in Nursing

In-home Respite Worker

Expected weekly pay*

*According to JobOutlook

AGED CARE & WELFARE MANAGER PROGRAM

Overview

The Aged Care & Case Manager program will develop you into a well-rounded welfare manager through the completion of three nationally recognised qualifications.

You will also learn how to work from a recovery-oriented perspective that is strengths-based and client-centered. You will gain the skills and knowledge to become a practitioner in this sector which includes fields such as counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services.

The program delivery is a great combination ‘hands-on’ training in a simulation lab and up-to-date theory study in the classroom. This practical approach to training, along with work placement will make sure that our graduates have the skills and knowledge to provide services that maintain a therapeutic alliance with clients.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

National Course Code | CHC33015
CRICOS Course Code | 095782A

If you are looking for a rewarding career, then consider working with the elderly as an aged care worker. You will learn how to use a person centred approach while taking care of those that need assistance with their daily living. You will follow their individual care plans to assist with their personal care, emotional wellbeing and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National Course Code | CHC43015
CRICOS Course Code | 095783M

Ideally you will be working in aged care services so that you can build on the skills learnt in the Certificate III in Individual Support. This qualification will allow you to advance in your career in aged care, by preparing you to support elderly clients in specialised tasks and functions but also in a variety of settings.

DIPLOMA OF MENTAL HEALTH

National Course Code | CHC53315
CRICOS Course Code | 095787G

Demand for dedicated professionals in this sector is consistently growing. If you have a passion for helping others and are looking for an interesting and challenging field to specialise in, our mental health course will be a great fit for you.

You will learn how to work from a recovery-oriented perspective that is strengths-based and client-centered. You will gain the skills and knowledge to become a practitioner in this sector which includes fields such as counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

COURSE FEES

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MODULES

Case Planning

Client Assessment

Diverse Clients

Individualised Support

Working in Aged Care

Coordinating and Managing Aged Care

Work Placement A

Mental Health Professional Practice

Mental Health Specialisation

Health Promotion

Work Placement B

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Click here to download the Units of Competency for Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

Click here to download the Units of Competency for Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

Click here to download the Units of Competency for Diploma of Mental Health.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The learner group for this qualification are people wishing to gain a qualification in order to work as a support worker in aged care, home and community care. The learner group are those who require a structured, classroom based program with significant practical experience.

This is an entry level course and no previous skills or experience are necessary. The course is also suitable for learners who have professional qualifications in health or community services and are seeking a qualification that will give them practical skills to work in aged care sectors.

Entrants must have:

  • Successfully completed the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) online test. Please note that if you are applying for more than one course with us, you will only need to complete the LLN online test once. Students returning to studies at ALG after a significant gap may be required to complete the LLN online test at the discretion of ALG. For more details on how to complete the online test, please refer to 8.Appendix_Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements Factsheet.The purpose of the LLN online test is to ensure that you have the LLN skills needed to undertake your course. It will also show how we can assist you in any areas where you may need help while studying with us.
  • Sufficient level of English proficiency in order to interact with and document client interactions, interpret documents, learner guides and assessment tools, prepare written reports and plans. For more information, please view our English Requirements Factsheet.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and manage professional networks and client relationships with clients of various ages and backgrounds.

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 10 or equivalent and above.

The learners’ physical attributes may influence their ability to complete the training and assessment. Assessment and training requires students to be physically capable of performing personal care for adults, lifting and cleaning.

Students need to be able to relate to older adults, and their families, have a keen interest to assist these clients to live life to the fullest, always maintaining dignity and respect. Students must have good problem solving skills, sound literacy and numeracy skills, be enthusiastic, tactful, patient and have a sense of humour.

The course is aimed at students 18 years of age and over.

TIMETABLE

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