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Study and Work Program

Make the most of your Working Holiday Visa!

Charter Australia offers two (2) Study Work Programs (SWP) that are ideal for visitors to Australia:

SWP-A

The program combines a specialised English course, English for Healthcare and Nursing, an assistant in nursing course and Job Assist Program in one package to give working holiday visa holders a complete experience of studying and working in Australia.

Two streams of assistant in nursing courses for you to choose:

Aged Care Stream (SWP-A)

The aged care stream is suitable for anybody seeking to pursue or develop a career providing assistance and support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability, or some other reason, with a centralised focus on caring for aged persons.

Hospital Stream (SWP-A)

Studying Certificate III in Health Services Assistance, Assisting in nursing work in acute care allows you to specialise as an Assistant in Nursing in the acute care environment.

SWP-B

This program combines an assistant in nursing course and Job Assist Program in one package to give working holiday visa holders a complete experience of studying and working in Australia. SWP-B is designed for students who have a confident command of the English language.

Two streams of assistant in nursing courses for you to choose:

Aged Care Stream (SWP-B)

The aged care stream is suitable for anybody seeking to pursue or develop a career providing assistance and support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability, or some other reason, with a centralised focus on caring for aged persons.

Hospital Stream (SWP-B)

Studying Certificate III in Health Services Assistance, Assisting in nursing work in acute care allows you to specialise as an Assistant in Nursing in the acute care environment.

 Program Duration

SWP-A:

  • 17 weeks of training/assessment and intensive healthcare english
  • 120 hours mandatory work placement
  • up to 36 weeks of paid work after graduation

SWP-B:

  • 17 weeks of training/assessment
  • 120 hours mandatory work placement
  • up to 36 weeks of paid work after graduation.

  Click Term Dates for intake dates.

     SWP Job Assist Program

Charter Australia bridges the gap between students and employers!

We consider our students' employment skills and opportunities an important part of their education; as such we offer our Job Assist Program for free to all students. The program allows students to be ready for job hunting through 2 services:

  • Job Ready Workshops
    • Resume Writing & Reviewing and Job Interview Preparation.
  • Job Referral Process

 

     Entry Requirements

Mandatory*:

  • Our online English entry test will be conducted before enrolment. Candidates are expected to meet the minimum
  • Police check required prior to work placement
  • Industry-directed vaccinations prior to work placement
  • Valid Working Holiday Visa at time of enrolment
  • Positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

* NDIS clearance may be required by some employers . Charter will assist with this.

Preferred:

  • Current certification as Registered Nurse overseas OR
  • Minimum 6 months recent experience as AIN or care assistant OR
  • Minimum 6 months recent experience as Occupational Therapist or Home Care provider

Fee

SWP Fee

Please see Fees Information page for more information.

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Charter Australia focuses on providing training that leads to employment. Our students learn practical skills and knowledge which are highly valued in the Australian workplace.