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Our top tips for working in aged care

Our top tips for working in aged care

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With the aged care sector growing and evolving, now is the perfect time to work towards a career in aged care. This career path provides you with the opportunity to enhance the lives of those in need while contributing to creating a society that is compassionate and caring. Working in aged care gives you a […]

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Aged care sector roundtable with Dr Stephen Duckett

Aged care sector roundtable with Dr Stephen Duckett

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Recently, we were honoured to be joined by Stephen Duckett, Grattan Institute’s Health Program Director, for a dynamic virtual roundtable discussion about the current state of Australia’s aged care sector. We were also joined by an expert panel as part of Royal College’s industry engagement to ensure the relevance of our training, assessment practices and […]

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Preparing for an aged care job interview

Preparing for an aged care job interview

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Taking the time to prepare for your aged care job interview will help you make your aged care career dreams a reality. Completing a course is exciting. You studied hard and reached your training goals, and next up it’s time to put all your new knowledge and skills to work. When it comes time to […]

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What is human-centred education?

What is human-centred education?

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Getting the most from life and educational pursuits is a goal for many. At Royal College we are committed to supporting our learners to do just that. That’s why we take a human-centred education approach that focuses on developing the individual through empowerment and nurturing personal qualities, such as empathy, independence, creativity, self-reflection, adaptability and […]

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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Final Report summary

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Final Report summary

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Respect, Care and Dignity: A Summary of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – Summary of Recommendations The executive summary of the final report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety contains significant and sweeping proposals for reform of the aged care sector.   The government has responded by pledging $452million to support the implementation of what it […]

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Supported experience through practical placement

Supported experience through practical placement

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When it comes to learning essential hands-on skills to succeed in an aged care career, practical placement is a vital element of the training journey. At Royal College we are strong advocates for our learners gaining these on-the-job abilities through their qualifications. That’s why when you’re studying a Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33015), a […]

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Differences between RTOs vs TAFE

Differences between RTOs vs TAFE

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Across Australia, Certificates and Diplomas are studies by learners at a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions. While exploring your study options in aged care, you have probably come across VET institutions like TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and RTOs (Registered Training Organisations). VET courses offering a range of qualifications in many industries […]

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Career insights from an aged care trainer

Career insights from an aged care trainer

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When researching aged care as a potential career path, it is always beneficial to ask someone with ample experience and a deep understanding of the sector for insights. Thankfully, Royal College aged care trainer Susan Pedwell has plenty of career insights to offer. It is interesting that many who enjoy fulfilling careers in aged care, […]

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Types of aged care roles available

Types of aged care roles available

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Once upon a time, growing old and requiring assistance meant the only option was to move into a residential care facility. Fast forward to today and there are a range of care types on offer for the elderly. This also means that there are now many different types of aged care roles to fill within […]

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