Certificate III in Aged Care

Southbank Institute of Technology
Study mode
6 months
February July
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 2,094
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 4,506

Entry Requirements

  • School Leavers must have completed Year 10 and be over 17 years of age


  • Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

English requirements:

  • IELTS - 5.5 (no sub-test less than 5.0)
  • TOEFL - 530 (paper based test) 197 (computer based test)
  • ISLPR – 2+ (no sub-test under 2+ ) or other – please contact the institute for details


  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach 
  • Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work 
  • Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
  • Provide support to meet personal care needs 
  • Provide support to people living with dementia 
  • Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context 
  • Support individual health and emotional well being 
  • Support older people to maintain their independence 
  • Work effectively in the community sector 
  • Work effectively with older people 
  • Apply first aid 
  • Work effectively with carers 
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Work effectively with people with a disability 
  • Vocational Placement 

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