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Certificate III in Aged Care

Open Colleges is Australia's oldest and most respected provider of Online and distance education courses. We deliver over 150 online and distance education courses, including an extensive range of nationally recognised certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas. …
Code: E0158
Location: Online
Category: Healthcare & Community Services
Delivery: Correspondence - Online
Sub Category: Aged Care
Level: Certificate III
Duration: Max 18 months

This ever growing sector has created huge demand for aged care worker. A popular choice with school leavers, career-changers, those returning to the workforce and people currently working in aged care who wish to formalise their practical experience, this course comes with quality learning materials and high levels of support. It will provide you with the skills to provide personal care to the elderly, and support them in maintaining their independence. A practical work placementensures that you acquire valuable "real world" experience.

Offered in partnership with specialist trainer Integrated Care & Management Training, Open Colleges' nationally recognised Certificate lll in Aged Care CHC30208 will equip you with the skills, knowledge and practical experience to operate effectively as a care worker, care assistant or nursing assistant within a residential aged care facility or as a community support worker.

Aged Care Career Outcomes

Here is a list of potential aged care jobs which you could do once completed our course.


  • Care worker
  • Care assistant
  • Nursing assistant
  • Personal care assistant
  • Community support worker


Open Colleges, Australia’s leading distance education provider, has partnered with Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) to promote and provide access to the Certificate III in Aged Care CHC30208, which is delivered through distance education.ICMT is a leading provider of education and training in the Health and Community Services sectors. ICMT is distinguished by its up-to-date courses, designed in partnership with industry, and its outstanding student and graduate outcomes.


Students will need to be reasonably physically fit as the role involves providing direct personal care such as showering and toileting to aged adults.


For more information about this course please complete the enquiry form.