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‘No’ surety of standards in Cert III for aged care

If the Certificate III in Aged Care Work and the Certificate IV Assessor and Trainer were designed to be the cornerstones of education and skill development for workers in aged care there is a problem. My experience with these qualifications began with the pilot program for the Certificate III Aged Care Work which was administered and monitored in NSW by the New South Wales Nurses’ Association in the mid-1990s. The facility in which I was the educator was awarded pilot site status and over the following twelve months, about 80 care workers completed the Certificate III Aged Care Work.

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