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How Do you Get a Job in Aged Care with No Experience?

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Old 01-14-2021, 08:02 PM
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How Do you Get a Job in Aged Care with No Experience?

How do you get a job in aged care with no experience? The first step is to gain formal aged care worker duties and responsibilities, including education and training. It's important that you gain this qualification to show prospective recruitment agencies that you are qualified for the role. There are many aged care worker duties and responsibilities that can be performed by people with no work experience. It's really up to the agency, whether or not they choose a candidate with no experience.

Gain Skills and Experience:

Once you've completed the formal aged care worker requirements, you'll need to gain specific skills and experience to qualify for the job. These skills and experience can be gained through a range of different ways including school, training, community work and employment. Some people find it easier to gain these qualifications while still at school.

Where to get Training?

There are many aged care worker schools across Australia that offer a variety of classes and study opportunities for their students. Many of these courses include practical training. This practical training will help you develop the skills you need to successfully complete aged care jobs. You can also learn about health and safety matters, as well as about staying safe while you are working. With the practical training, you can be confident that you will have the tools and knowledge you need to perform your job.

Pathway of Diploma in Aged Care:

Once you have completed formal aged care worker training and you know what you want to do, you can consider getting a diploma or certification. A certificate can take several years to earn, but it will provide you with a valuable credential that can help you get more aged care jobs. This credential will demonstrate to potential recruiters that you have certain qualities that are needed in aged care workers. These qualities can include having a friendly, outgoing personality, or being detail-oriented and able to follow instructions.

The certificate itself requires four years of supervised experience. Many people choose to get a diploma while still in high school so they can still continue to participate in classes while completing their formal education. If your high school offers vocational classes in community arts or in K-12 education, then you should consider enrolling in those courses. These classes will allow you to gain the necessary work experience for your Senior Home Care certificate. You can also choose to participate in vocational trainees' programs to get additional experience.


If you do not have any experience, then you may want to consider taking an internship. Internships allow you to gain valuable real-world work experience. During your internship, you will be able to complete projects that will be sent to a local senior care facility for an evaluation. Projects can range from helping patients with the daily activities required for daily living, such as bathing, to more specialized tasks such as cleaning or medication assistance.


While there are many different ways to get an aged care job, one of the best ways is to first build up your own network. This means you need to make contact with people who can provide information regarding jobs and such. The next step is to inquire about internships and traineeships. If these do not pan out, then you can always look towards the internet as one of the best possible sources of information on how to get aged care jobs.

This would be best to complete "CHC43015 Certificate-IV in Ageing Support CRICOS Course Code: 0101897"

Contact College:
Address: Level 1, 575-597 Pacific
Highway St Leonards NSW 2065
Phone: (02) 85421219
International: +61-285421219
Email: [email protected].

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