Online Diabetes Training for Disability or Aged Care Support Workers | Diabetes Qualified

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    Diabetes Training Courses

    Diabetes Qualified offers a range of courses for health care support workers and health professionals. If you are looking to train your staff in diabetes care we can recommend  suitable options for you. Whether you want basic online training with the option to enrol unlimited users or formal accredited training on administering medications we can tailor options to suit your needs.

    Option 1:  Short Online Training Course for Disability Support or Aged Care Workers

    Our diabetes training programs Practical Diabetes for Disability Support Workers or  Practical Diabetes for Aged Care Workers are 2 hour diabetes training courses that provide support workers with an good understanding of diabetes, including how to recognise signs and symptoms of diabetes, the difference between high and low blood glucose levels and appropriate actions to take. On completion of the course the staff member receives a certificate.

    Provider organisations that employ health care workers to provide aged care or disability support through home care or in their facility are able to access the below training options.

    Investment Options:

    a.  eLearning package for Providers

    If you would like to have the training program hosted on your own Learning Management System (LMS), we can provide you with the eLearning package file for $2,500 which includes:

    • The learning program provided in a SCORM file
    • Free update within the first year of hosting the course, further updates will attract a fee
    • Provider self-management of the course, allows unlimited users to access the learning.

    If you are interested in training your Nurses we can also provide options for Diabetes in Practice for Nurses or Diabetes Essentials

    b. Annual Provider Access

    If you have 60 or more employees to train in a Practical Diabetes online course, the most economical option is a provider subscription for $1,995 which includes:

    c. Volume Pricing

    The price is based on training your Support Workers  in one of our Diabetes Qualified courses. Our courses for Aged Care or Disability Support Workers start from $40 per person, and we offer volume pricing for 15 or more users.


    Option 2: Nationally recognised accredited training for support workers to administer medications

    By completing this nationally accredited Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set, staff will acquire the competency-based skills needed to assist with the administration and monitoring of medications.

    The course is completed over 4 daily sessions, and also requires a practical observation of skills in the workplace. Find out more information on the course here: Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set CHCSS00067 


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    Contact us to discuss the most suitable option for your organisation phone  1300 727 194 or



    ” We have trained over 90 of our support workers in this diabetes course. Our staff found the course content easy to understand and they enjoyed the case studies and interactive learning. Our staff have been able to apply what they have learnt in their role when supporting people with diabetes in their care.” Jude, Organisational Development and Learning Manager Sunnyfield Disability Services.


    ” The course was very informative and suitable for all levels of staff, as well being very easy to use online. Our staff feel more confident on providing support and being able to explain diabetes and how to manage it. They learnt how to recognise signs and symptoms and the appropriate actions to take. ” Belinda, Operations Manager McCall Gardens Disability Services.



    Practical Diabetes for Aged Care Workers

    This 2 hour eLearning program will provide anyone working with or supporting the elderly with a basic understanding of diabetes.

    Practical Diabetes for Disability Support Workers

    This 2 hour eLearning program will provide support workers with a basic understanding of diabetes to support people in their care.

    Diabetes in Practice for Nurses

    Update your existing knowledge and provide even better support to people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Earn 12 CPD hours