The Diploma of Dementia Care is a fully online, eight-unit program available to carers, aged care, community and health industry workers and anyone with an interest in learning more about dementia.
It provides graduates with knowledge to make a difference in the health and community sector in a range of roles which will be critical in delivering enhanced capacity to a sector which is facing an enormous challenge. Individuals with backgrounds in healthcare, community service and allied health professionals, may find this course useful to broaden knowledge base and scope of practice.
It is suitable for those with or without formal education qualifications, and articulation into further study at Associate Degree and Bachelor level is available upon successful completion.
Details of course and individual unit fees for students commencing study in Semester 1 2021 may be found in the Course and Unit Handbook. Domestic students may apply for HECS-HELP and defer payment of HECS. Information about fees may be found during your application process and at this website and further advice about HECS-HELP loans is available here. Further HECS information for new and current students is available here.