Certificate 3 in Aged Care

TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Program Description

Certificate 3 in Aged Care

TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Certificate 3 in Aged Care

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.

Entry requirements

  • Year 10 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS 5.5orTOEFL (iBT) 46orCertificate 3 in Advanced English for Further Studyat TAFE NSW or equivalent

Career opportunities

  • Accommodation support worker
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Care assistant
  • Care service employees
  • Care worker
  • Community care worker
  • Community house worker
  • Community support worker
  • Field officer
  • Home care assistant
  • In-home respite worker
  • Nursing assistant
  • Personal care assistant
  • Personal care giver
  • Personal care worker
  • Residential care worker
  • Support worker

Course Code: 11433

CRICOS Code: 078293D

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 20, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Full time
5,410 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Sydney, New South Wales
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Price 5,410 AUD