Upskilling Your Aged Care Qualifications Is Easy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

As an aged care worker, you may be asking yourself “what next?” Here we outline common professional development paths taken within the aged care industry.

Upskilling is a great way to stay ahead of industry changes and continue moving forward in your career. To support your career, both State and Federal Government invest in the skills of Australian workers through a range cost-effective training schemes and incentives.

Workplace training is a great way to further upskill without having to take a break from your daily career as a carer. Workplace training lets you develop your knowledge and build key skills that will have you on the path to a fulfilling career while working in your current role – that is, the trainer comes right to your facility.

Many aged care workers seeking to further their careers find the Diploma of Community Services Work (CHC50612) the natural next step. Through this course students will learn how to deliver services, provide programs and develop projects for people in a range of community-based settings. It also provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to work within the community welfare sector.

The Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management (CHC60312) is ideal for experienced aged care professionals wishing to share their skills and knowledge with newer staff. Designed to help you get the best out of your team and enhance your upper management skills, this senior qualification has been designed for leaders in the health and community sector. Graduates develop skills in leadership, managing diversity, working to a business model and managing finances.

Both the Diploma of Community Services Work and Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management are offered through workplace training. Selmar’s experienced and supportive trainers will be with you every step of the way, delivering quality and relevant learning opportunities to all students.

If you want to discuss your upskilling options, contact us today.

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