Nambucca Vocational College helps students to grow their skills, develop workplace experience and increase their employment potential. Our programs are competency based so that students gain knowledge and skills and learn how to apply them in the workplace.
Nambucca Vocational College is an enterprise-based Registered Training Organisation, part of NVC Group Ltd. This means our programs are based on real jobs and current industry practices.
Our aged care courses combine classroom training, on the job learning and practical experience working with care recipients. Plus the opportunity to work with experienced aged care workers, real procedures and industry equipment.
We work with aged care employers on the Mid North Coast and North-Eastern NSW for our Aged Care Work Ready and Traineeship programs.
Whether you are coming straight from school or returning to work after a break you might not feel confident about learning new skills and meeting new people.
With our Aged Care Work Ready program you can ease into learning and build your confidence while you find out what it’s like to work in aged care and get recognised skills.
This is a four week program which includes classroom learning and on the job experience. You get experience in a real workplace and find out what it’s like to work in aged care while you develop your skills.
Our industry focused aged care training covers how to provide personal support, workplace communication, infection control and safe work practices. And you can earn a Statement of Attainment in four nationally recognised units of competency:
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The Nambucca Vocational College Aged Care Traineeship is a ‘learn while you earn’ program. The traineeship is offered to selected candidates who complete our Aged Care Work Ready program. The Aged Care Traineeship combines classroom sessions, on the job learning and paid work in aged care. The traineeship leads to a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.
This qualification is for workers who provide support to aged or disabled people in residential or community settings following individualised plans to provide person-centred care. As a trainee you will be employed for up to 24 months while you complete your traineeship, so long as you meet all of your responsibilities.
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The CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification is for people already working in aged care who are taking on specialised tasks and functions. This could include increased coordination, compliance and team leader responsibilities in residential, home or community based environments. In these roles you will take responsibility for your own work outcomes within defined organisation guidelines. You will also help to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
A ‘learn while you earn’ traineeship option for this qualification is available to selected candidates. People who hold the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support will be given advanced standing in the Certificate IV qualification.
Nambucca Vocational College is proud to present the latest group of graduates from our aged care traineeship program. All students successfully achieved a
Nambucca Valley local Debrah Donovan (Deb) is a single mother who has a passion for helping others, particularly in the Health Services industry.