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  • Joined: Jul 2010
  • Location: sydney
  • Posts: 2

Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:07 pm Last edited Jul 20, 2010, 12:28 pm Update #1

Hii all,

I am planning to do AIN certificate course. Can somebody explain that wts the duration of this course and how much will be the fees for it. does this course requore any kind of prerequisite?

Can you plz give me the link for this course?

Thanks all

modified: Tuesday 20 July 2010 12:30:30 pm - dev039



  • Joined: Jul 2010
  • Location: Mid North Coast
  • Posts: 11

Jul 23, 2010, 08:29 pm

I am doing mine through TAFE which has just started but youcan do it through other organisations. It takes to Dec to complete as we need to do training at a care facility.

Do a google seach will give you a list of other places that are also running the course shorter then 6 mths. You can do it by distnace learning as well.



  • Joined: Jun 2010
  • Location: taree
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Jul 26, 2010, 07:26 pm

as Possum was saying i am also doing mine through TAFE for 18 weeks/6 months (in the same class actually :P ) ..however there are other organisations you can do it in a shorter time but not as in depth as the TAFE modules...i have a friend who completed an Aged Care Cert III in 6 weeks...but that was through adult education in our local area...

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