Category: Aged Care

How our aged care courses prepare you for managing dementia

Aged care workers are more than just caretakers – they’re trained professionals, responsible for a wide variety of different responsibilities and duties (that often require specialist knowledge alongside immeasurable patience and compassion). One of the best examples is caring for and providing support to people living with dementia. Anyone who’s ever had relatives with dementia knows that caring for them...

How do Academia’s online aged care courses work?

Even during lockdown, learning doesn’t stop. Thanks to modern technology, just about anything can be studied online, including aged care courses. There’s just one issue: you’re not quite sure if online learning is for you, especially for an aged care course in Melbourne. Fortunately, if you choose the right (and fully certified) online aged care course you can get a...

Upskill training in Australia during COVID-19 with Academia

Thanks to COVID-19 lockdown, you have more time to think about your career. What’s more, you also have more time to think about your skills, and whether or not they’re up-to-scratch for today’s competitive job market. Given the circumstances, it’s easy to be pessimistic. However, it also presents an opportunity to upskill and train! Are you one of the many...

4 reasons why you should study our aged care courses in Australia

So you’ve decided that aged care is for you. The next step is to equip yourself with all the knowledge and skills needed for you to become a qualified aged care professional. There’s just one question: where should you study? If you’re an international student wondering what your next move should be, we have a suggestion: have you thought about...

Why study aged care in Melbourne for your free TAFE equivalent course?

If you’ve been following this blog (or have simply been doing your homework in anticipation of a career change), you’ve no doubt heard about the Victorian Skills First funding scheme, and how it offers highly-subsidised or free TAFE/Vocational courses in Victoria. If you’ve also determined that you’re eligible for a free TAFE equivalent course, there are just two questions left:...

Study aged care online (and for FREE!) with Academia

What’s the biggest hurdle stopping you from taking the next step and retraining? If you’re like most, the answer is probably “money”. Let’s face it, a lot of us simply don’t have the cash needed to go back to school – especially if you’ve got to worry about paying the bills. Luckily for you, the Victorian state government’s Skills First...