52841WA Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care

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Course description

The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (52841WA) prepares you for work at nursing homes and aged care facilities. During 6 months of on-campus and on-the-job training you will learn the fundamentals of personal care work and gain a range of life-skills. The qualification is recognised by employers all over Australia and you’ll need to complete 100 hours of work placement to graduate. The covers: communication, first aid, CPR, safe lifting and patient transfer, infection controls, and personal safety.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Trainee Support Worker$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Aged Care Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Residential Care Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Disability Team Leader$1,150 weekly pay
Disability Service Officer$1,150 weekly pay

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the 52841WA Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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