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Australia’s Leading Childcare and Aged Care Courses

All courses are fully approved and accredited by the Government of Australia

Childcare and Aged Care Course Overview

Academia's school of Community Services offers accredited training to directly enter the Aged Care or Child Care Industries. Both industries are currently experiencing skill shortages with a high demand for qualified staff. If you are passionate in the care of young or old, your career starts at Academia Australia.

Offered at our Melbourne and Brisbane campuses, our courses are designed to offer a mix of in-class and on-the-job training, guided by qualified trainers with an average of 10 years’ experience in their respective fields.

Government funding exists for eligible students by the Commonwealth Government of Victoria as does income contingent loans through VET – Fee Help by the Commonwealth Government of Australia.

Why Study At Academia?

Study at Academia and experience the world

In addition to our Australian Students, Academia has over 50 nationalities attending our Vocational and English courses on average at any point in time.

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Education and Industry Awards

Academia is known as a leader in quality tuition recognized by Industry and the Australian Government as our awards show.

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Campuses Location & Facilities

  1. Our campuses situated in the central business districts of Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia.
  2. Study Aged Care or Childcare Early Childhood Development and Care courses at our Institute Campuses either in Melbourne or Brisbane. Campuses are fully equipped with Class room, practical labs - Computer lab, Commercial Kitchens, Simulated Aged Care lab with free WiFi available to students.
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mid-sized tertiary institution

You will be treated as an individual at Academia with personalized care and a tailored training plan for students who encounter difficulties in progressing in certain subjects.

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Career prospects

Students who complete Certificate to Diploma courses have opportunities to enter a large number of Community Services fields including:

  1. Director (children's services)
  2. Children's services director/manager
  3. Group/team coordinator/leader (children's services)
  4. Program leader (children's services)
  5. Authorised supervisor (children's services)
  6. Centre Manager (children's services)
  7. Children's services coordinator
  8. Child care worker
  9. Children's adviser
  10. Child development worker
  11. Child care assistant
  12. Playgroup supervisor
  13. Family day care worker
  14. Child care worker
  15. Nanny
  16. Care assistant
  17. Care worker
  18. Personal care assistant
  19. Personal care giver
  20. Residential care worker

Looking for assistance?

Whether you wish to study childcare in Brisbane or Melbourne, learn more about becoming a carer for the elderly, or one of our other courses for commercial cooking, or beauty therapy, please contact us today. We’re always happy to offer our expertise and will be able to help guide you along the next exciting stage of your educational journey.

Aged Care Testimonials

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Childcare Testimonials

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