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Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services

Undergraduate | TAS-AGS-DIP | 2024

Support and care for the ageing population

Learn to work with older adults and their families in the aged care, health and social systems. Explore the biological aspects of ageing. Learn about dementia from health and social perspectives. Get set to join a critically important workforce.

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7 July 2024
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1 year full time or part time equivalent
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Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services

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Career opportunities

Graduates may find work in a range of career paths within the community and care fields, in both the public and private sectors. This program provides graduates with the knowledge to make a difference in health and community environments. This includes a range of roles which will be critical in delivering enhanced capacity to a sector which is facing an enormous challenge.

Graduates can also transition into further study in graduate health programs. If you have a background in healthcare, community service or allied health, these programs will broaden your knowledge and scope of practice.

Numerous current and emerging careers are important in supporting an ageing population and you could work in a variety of roles including:

  • Advocacy or advisor in ageing or aged care
  • Aged care assessor
  • Aged care navigator
  • Aged care educator or trainer
  • Care finder
  • Care services
  • Community care
  • Community development and support
  • Community educator or trainer
  • Healthy ageing advisor
  • Policy development
  • Positive ageing support officer
  • Residential aged care
  • Services manager and support
  • Support planner
  • Support worker

Career outlook

Aged and Disabled Carers:
$60K to $74K
Health and Welfare Services Managers:
Over $120K
Welfare Support Workers:
$75K to $93K

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