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Questions and Answers

We've scoured hundreds of emails from our ambitious students and listened to the feedback from our training team to put together these top most frequently asked questions.

Got a different question? Contact us anytime by phone or email.


Which days of the week will my course be on? 

Course time tables differ between our monthly intake sessions. To determine which days of the week your course will be delivered on, follow the instructions below. 

  1. Visit the course information page for your aged care course
  2. Download a Course Timetable from the course dates infront of you

If you don't see a course timetable for your preferred intake session, or you have a question regarding your timetable, you should contact our enrolments team straight away on 1300 659 557.

How do I know if I'm eligible for Government funded training?

Health Services Training Australia offers Government funded training through the Skills for Victoria program. Skills for Victoria is a Government subsidisation program that brings the cost of training down to a minimal amount for eligible students. 

To find out if you're eligible to enrol for either of these courses under the Skills for Victoria funding program, use our online interactive eligibility test.

To learn more about Government funded courses with HSTA, visit our Government Funded Aged Care information page.

Is Health Services Training Australia a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

Health Services Training Australia is a department of the Institute of Training and Further Education (iTFE). iTFE is registered as RTO#6372 under the Australian Skills Quality Framework. This means that Health Services Training Australia is regstered with the Australian Department of Education & Training.

You can find more information about training providers by visiting http://training.gov.au

Once I've enroled in an aged care course, do I have any more fees to pay?

Our listed course fees include all the necessary resources for you to complete the course you're interested in. 

To learn more about how we charge for course fees in Victoria, read our Fees and Charges Policy page or contact our enrolments team on 1300 659 557.

Which courses at HSTA are nationally accredited?

We offer a range of nationally accredited aged care certificate courses. You can learn more about which of our aged care courses are nationally accredited by visiting our Nationally Accredited Courses page.

How do I enrol in a course? 

For help enroling in our aged care courses visit our course enrolment info page or contact us on 1300 659 557.

How do I apply for Recognition of Prior Learning? 

To apply for a course credit you'll need to complete an RPL or CT request form. To learn more about how to find the forms and make an application, visit our Course Crediting page.

I'm still working out my career path, where can I learn more about a career in aged care?

Our helpful career advisors are always available to help you map out a positive career plan in aged care. Speak to our team or read our articles today. 


More Questions?

Contact Us today to speak to an aged care enrollment advisor.

  • Phone: 1300 659 557
  • Email: info@hsta.edu.au
  • Visit us: Level 6, 250 Collins St. Melbourne, Victoria
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2015