The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) has launched a pilot program, in Aged Care, in Tonga. The program is to be delivered at the ‘Ahopanilolo Technical Institute (ATI) in Nuku’alofa and commenced on Monday 7 July, 2014 for six months.
The Aged Care program consists of 20 participants (16 female and 4 male) who have demonstrated interest, skills and experience in the industry. They will complete the program with both a Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate III in Home and Community Care in December 2014.
APTC delivers qualifications accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework, which are locally, regionally and internationally recognised. APTC is funded by the Australian Government, with campuses in five countries across the Pacific – Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. APTC is a centre of training excellence, supporting individuals to gain qualifications for a wide range of vocational careers.