Aged care work placements

Blue Care partners with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and universities to provide student placements in our community and residential aged care services, in roles ranging from personal carers to registered nurses and allied health professionals.

Vocational placement is structured learning in a real work environment so students can gain valuable aged care work experience in the practical skills required for their qualification. On the first day of placement, students will receive an orientation to the facility, resources to support students, as well as an introduction to the organisation and the services Blue Care offers.

Blue Care is proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer – everybody is welcome here!

Personal carer placements

We have a preferred panel of RTOs with whom we partner, to take students who are studying their Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and/or Home and Community) to become a personal carer. Please contact one of these RTOs if you are interested in completing your Certificate III and your student placement with Blue Care.


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If you are studying with another RTO, or if you are an RTO looking to work with us, please refer to the information below.

Clinical and other placements

We also take students who are studying nursing or allied health professions, including:

  • Enrolled nurses.
  • Registered nurses.
  • Physiotherapists.
  • Occupational therapists.
  • Podiatrists.
  • Exercise physiologists.
  • Speech therapists.

Other qualifications requiring a placement may include:

  • Cert. IV in Leisure and Health.
  • Cert. IV in Ageing Support.
  • Cert. III in Health Services Assistance.

Universities or RTOs requesting placements

To request student placements, please complete the Blue Care University/RTO Student Placement Request Form and attach it with the items listed below in the enquiry form:

  • Insurance and Liability Information.
  • Program outline / learning objectives.

Once we have reviewed this information we will contact you directly if we are able to accommodate your request.

Students requesting a clinical or other placement

For these types of placements please complete the Blue Care Individual Student Placement Request Form and attach it in the enquiry form. If we are able to meet your request, we will contact you directly.

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