Sage Institute of Aged Care – the new home of aged care training in Melbourne and Geelong.
Did you know that over 800,000 aged care workers will be required by the year 2050? This figure represents a staggering 272% increase on the current level of aged care professionals in the work force today! As leaders in the tertiary sector, Sage has launched Sage Institute of Aged Care to address this exact need; to provide top class aged care training courses that will produce caring, empathic aged care professionals who want to make a difference in our community.
Established on the values and principles that have made Sage synonymous with first class tertiary education, we challenge our students to become master practitioners within the aged care industry and leaders in their field.
Sage Institute of Education specialises in cutting-edge, evidence-based learning, providing you with the tools, training and confidence you need to quickly establish a successful career path in the aged care industry. Our industry-leading trainers nurture a caring, inclusive environment to ensure every student achieves the requisite standard. Our aged care courses
blend top quality instruction from highly experienced teaching staff with a minimum of 120 hours of practical experience at a facility that will be matched to your personality type and career objectives.
A dedicated Career Agent will guide you throughout your training, helping you to understand the myriad opportunities in the aged care industry and the right career path for you.
The opportunity to study at Sage Institute of Aged Care is open to everyone, no matter what your background, level of education or ethnicity and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds and disabilities to apply.
Our entry-level aged care course is conducted during the day-time or evenings and weekends, whichever fits your busy schedule, and includes the qualification Certificate IV in Ageing Support (CHC43015), coupled with certification in Leisure and Lifestyle Programming for Aged Care and First Aid.
As one of the leading Registered Training Organisations in Australia, our students may also be eligible for government funding, enabling them to study for just a fraction of the normal cost. We also provide flexible payment plans to make financing your aged care training just that little bit easier.
We have regular intakes throughout the year so call our expert Career Advisors now to discuss which aged care course is the right one for you.