Study Method Online
Institution The Career Academy
Recognition ICOES
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Course overview

Learn to make a difference for yourself & others

Gain valuable skills with a Certificate in Aged Care & Counselling. Understand the challenges and rewards involved in supporting older adults through lifestyle changes, learn techniques used in grief counselling, and help people face ageing with a positive mindset. Become a community support worker and use your aged care certificate to make your mark in the community care sector. Discover systems and procedures that ensure the well-being of those in senior care and understand how to provide emotional or physical help ethically. Enrol now to live a more meaningful life.


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Accredited by The International Council for Online Educational Standards

Study method

  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per week.

  • 100 hours
  • 6 months access

Course features

  • Understand the skills needed to become an aged care community support worker
  • Add a Certificate in Aged Care & Counselling to your CV
  • Discover interventions & ethics appropriate to the senior care sector
  • Get information about support networks that are available Help support seniors to maintain independence
  • The Career Academy donates a portion of all course proceeds to Youthline


100% online delivery

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  • Receive unlimited tutor support via phone & email from experienced professionals

About The Career Academy

Get started today from only $25 per week!

– Start upskilling immediately
– 100% online study from home
– Gain an industry-recognised qualification
– Unlimited tutor support to help you succeed
– Access to the Career Centre to help you get a new job or promotion


Core modules
Understanding an Ageing Population
Lifestyle Changes
Physical Changes
Support Services
Enablement Techniques
Grief and Loss Counselling
Debilitating and Terminal Illness
Losing a Loved One
Ethics and Interventions

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Payment options

  • Pay in full and save $300
  • Payment plans available from $25 per week

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About The Career Academy

The Career Academy is New Zealand's leading provider of online courses. Their education driven team of developers and tutors are located in Parnell, Auckland. They are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. The Career Academy offers a range of specialist courses to improve job performance. Their focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so their students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. They offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances.

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