The aged care industry is growing, and it needs skilled workers. If you're looking for a career that's very rewarding and really makes a difference in people's lives, working in aged care is it!
This course can help you get into a paid traineeship within the Community Services sector; specifically in aged care. It will give you entry level skills and knowledge to get a head start on a traineeship at Certificate III level, or set you up to be job ready for an entry level position. You'll learn about caring for the elderly, and helping them to maintain wellbeing and independence.
What a great way to start a great career!
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
When you complete the Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, supporting people with personal care, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
This course includes a compulsory work placement.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
Choose a private training provider that delivers this course
This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.
The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care reflects the role of support workers who follow an individualised care plan to provide person centred care to clients in a residential facility.
Care worker’s duties include:
- Carrying out activities to maintain an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
- Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan
- Reporting directly to a supervisor
The course is delivered at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Residential Care location in the metro area.
Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training funding and Traineeship funding models.
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.