There’s a reason Melbourne was voted the world’s most livable city 7 years in a row! In fact, there are a whole lot of reasons:
There’s always something exciting going on in Melbourne, so it’s not too hard to see why students love not only studying here, but living here, too.
By offering our aged care & community services courses at our Melbourne campus, you can enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer as well!
Located in the centre of the city, Academia’s Melbourne campus is easily accessible by a range of public transport. We’re less than 5 minutes by foot from Melbourne Central train station and just a few steps away from a number of bus and tram routes.
Whether you’re an international student, interstate, or have grown up right here in Melbourne, Academia is the place to start your journey into the aged care & community services industry.
Academia’s aged care & community services courses in Melbourne are covered by the Victorian state government’s Skills First Funding scheme. If you’re an eligible student, you can kick off your aged care career for free!Learn more about Government Funding
With a mix of classroom and workshop learning that focus on preparing you for your career, the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home & Community) lays the groundwork for your career.
All of which prepares you for work in both home care and aged care facilities, teaching you a wide variety of applicable skills you’ll use every day in your career.
Want to take your career to the next level?
This Certificate builds on your existing knowledge, preparing you for more senior positions.
This course also contains all the content from the Certificate III - that means you don’t have to complete the Certificate III before enrolling in this course.
Diploma of Community Services provides you with specialised skills in community services while working autonomously under broad directions from senior management.
Strive for a leadership role with the right qualification: with your Diploma of Community Services, you will maximise your employment potential and the best way to do this is through this course and its industry work placement.
There’s no better teacher than experience!
While classroom learning can help you prepare, the best way to learn everything you’ll need in your career is by doing.