Summary of Occupation – An aged care worker provides personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. They provide assistance with daily tasks such as showering, dressing, and eating, and often assist with outings and social activities. The level of assistance provided will depend on the ability and health of the client.

Aged care workers provide care either in a client’s home, or in a residential care setting. They carry out their duties under direct or regular supervision within clearly defined care plans or organisational guidelines

Training is the acquisition of knowledge and skills as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific work roles or job functions.   Training has specific goals of improving the student’s capability, capacity, and performance.  Akadia Training will ensure each student receives the guidance and support necessary to fulfil their desire to become competent carer of the aged.

for more information about Certificate III or IV qualifications move your mouse to the Aged Care Training link above and click on the preferred qualification.