Do you have what it takes to live the life of an aged care professional? Are you a naturally caring, selfless, empathetic person? If you’ve heard your calling to be a person who makes a real difference to the lives of elderly people i…
Interested in studying Aged Care? You’re not alone. Aged care is fast becoming one of Australia’s strongest growth industries, with the strong demand for qualified carers continually on the increase. That’s why many people are turning to Sage to obtain a nationally recognised qualification tha…
At Sage you choose what, when and where you study, and the easiest way to get started with your new career is to give our friendly Career Advisors a call now on 1300 993 993. Flexible course times offer plenty of options – you can study at a campus of your choice full-time during the day or part-t…
This $500 scholarship is valid only for telephone enquiries for enrolment into the Sage Aged Care Worker Program and can be used for the Leisure & Lifestyle Programming Course only. Call 1300 993 993 now to find out more!
Aged Care Courses
Make a difference in your career and community – enrol now to become a Personal Care Assistant at Sage Institute of Aged Care, the home of aged care training in Melbourne & Geelong.
It takes a special type of person to work in aged care. Empathy, diligence, compassion and professionalism are all pre-requisites for a successful career as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA), and for that person, the rewards of working with the elderly are simply immense.
With an estimated 32,074 new aged care jobs required in Australia over the next five years (123 new jobs per week), the aged care industry is in urgent need of qualified graduates to cater for the burgeoning demands of population growth. If you want a hugely rewarding career with fantastic long term employment prospects, a career in aged care could be just what you’re looking for.
Aged care courses from Sage have been devised specifically to prepare you for an immediate start to a successful new career as an aged care professional. Applying the same core teaching philosophies that has made Sage a leader in tertiary education, Sage Institute of Aged Care blends the optimal mix of best practice academic theory from highly experienced teaching staff with over 120 hours of practical industry work placement experience at a facility that will match your personality profile and career aspirations.
A dedicated career agent will also guide you throughout your aged care training, helping you to understand the various opportunities available to you in the aged care industry and the right career path for you as a PCA.
Aged care courses from Sage are available full-time during the day or part-time in the evenings and at weekends with regular intakes throughout the year. The aged care courses delivered by Sage encompass the nationally recognised qualification:
It is ideal for PCA’s currently in residential aged care facilities or those wishing to enter the industry. There are no prerequisites for entry into this program. Throughout your studies you will learn the skills required to support and care for older people, including how to:
- Provide personal care
- Provide assistance to an older person in the activities of daily living
- Support the emotional and psychological needs of the older person
- Provide care support for individuals with dementia
- Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and colleagues
Our courses are delivered in a caring, nurturing environment that ensures no student gets left behind. Our aged care training is conducted at our purpose-built campuses at 600 Collins St in Melbourne CBD, at Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick, and our brand new campus on Moorabool St, Geelong.
Call our expert Career Advisors on 1300 993 993 now to discuss which aged care course is most suitable for you, and find out if you’re eligible for State and Federal Government funding – it could save you thousands! We also provide flexible payment plans to make your aged care training just that little bit easier.
Sage Institute of Aged Care – it’s more than a job, it’s a rewarding career.