New Free Training Program in Aged Care and Disability for Migrants

January 16, 2018

The Migrant Resource Centre North, in partnership with Masonic Care Tasmania and St. Giles, is pleased to announce a NEW FREE TRAINING PROGRAM to prepare migrants for jobs as a service worker in the aged care sector and a support worker in the disability sector.

PROGRAM 1: starts March 2018, one day per week for 13 weeks

The program will offer participants the option of exploring work opportunities in either the aged care or disability sectors. Aged care jobs will not involve personal care, but will be in service delivery roles such as working in the kitchen, delivering of meals, laundry, cleaning and possibly outdoor maintenance work.  Jobs in the disability sector will be as disability support workers.

The Program includes a combination of accredited and non-accredited training in:

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Social inclusion and disability
  • 60 hour of work placement (covering both disability and aged care services)
  • Understanding professional boundaries, and providing personal care
  • Manual handling


For more information, attend one of the following information sessions:

When:   Thursday 8 February 2018

Time:     Session 1: 10-11am  or   Session 2: 3-4pm

Where:  Migrant Resource Centre North (95-99 Cameron St., Launceston)


Register your interest by phoning Nancy Pattinson at the MRC North office on 6332 2211 or on mobile 0418 363 710.

This program has been generously supported by MRC North, St. Giles, Masonic Care Tasmania, and the Tasmanian Government through the Department of State Growth.

Download the flyer: Jobs for Migrants in Aged Care and Disability Program One flyer








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