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Education & Training

Carers NT provides opportunities for carers to increase their life skills and qualifications which supports carers in their direct caring role.

Carers NT provides opportunities for carers to participate in educational and training sessions, which will enhance and add to their knowledge, understanding, skills and qualifications.

Carers NT understands that at times carers are wanting to undertake training and educational courses that may be a direct benefit to their caring role, but are unable to do so due to their caring responsibilities.

Registered Carers can contact Carers NT on 1800 242 636 or 89 444 888 to request further information on respite options and assistance that may be available to carers who are wanting to participate in training and education.

Mental Health First Aid Course

Carers NT have instructors who are accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia to provide courses to the community. These courses are based on evidence of what is best practice mental health first aid to support someone who has a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Carers NT qualified instructors are accredited to deliver;
  • Standard Mental Health First Aid
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid for a Suicidal Person
  • Mental Health First Aid for Non Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)

If you are interested in the courses, and would like to discuss further or to register your interest, please contact us on 1800 242 636. Alternatively, send an email to [email protected]

Be Connected - Digital Skills workshops

Are you over 50 years old? Would you like to learn basic online digital skills?

Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology.
Be Connected adopts a family and community centered approach to target those aged 50 years and over, who have minimal or no engagement with digital technology.

Through Be Connected, older Australians are able to learn the basics of how to connect online, including how to:

  • use a digital device
  • be safe online
  • send emails
  • use Facebook and other social media
  • shop online
  • share holiday photos with family, and much more

When: Weekly

Time: 10am – 11am

Venue: Harry’s Place, 1 Willeroo St, Tiwi

This workshop is open to carers and members of the public

Interested ? Please contact 1800 434 812 or email [email protected] for further information.

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