The Diploma of Dementia Care a fully online, eight-unit program available to caregivers, aged care, community and health sector workers and anyone with an interest in learning more about dementia. The first four units make up the Undergraduate Certificate of Dementia Care.
For domestic students commencing study in semester 2 2021, we are pleased to offer the Diploma of Dementia Care with 100% HECS waiver *.
To obtain the 100% HECS waiver for the Diploma of Dementia Care, you must initially apply for and complete the Undergraduate Certificate in Dementia Care (course code 50F). The certificate contains the first four units in the Diploma of Dementia Care and has a 100% HECS waiver. Upon completion, you will transfer into course code M1D to complete the remaining four units of the Diploma.
This course provides graduates with the 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 your knowledge base and scope of practice.
* Conditions apply. Students must commence study in semester 2 2021 to obtain the HECS waiver. Students will initially be admitted to the Undergraduate Certificate in Dementia Care (4 units) and transition to the Diploma of Dementia Care for the remaining 4 units, on successful completion of the Certificate units.