Key Dates & How to Apply

The Innovator Training Program is a valuable pathway to creating real change in your workplace, to help us shape the future of aged care in Australia. If you’re interested in applying, find out more below.

You or your team may be eligible for the Innovator Training Program if you:

  • Are employed to deliver care or services as part of the aged care workforce
  • Have identified a problem, challenge or idea that when solved or applied could improve your practice
  • Are supported by your organisation to participate in the training
  • Can relate the problem to be solved to the priorities of ARIIA, being one or a combination of:
    • Dementia care
    • Restorative care, reablement & rehabilitation
    • Social isolation
    • Mental health & wellbeing
    • Palliative care and end of life
    • Meaningful lifestyle activities
    • Staff burnout
    • Technology in aged care
    • Clinical governance
    • Urgent & critical need (you must explain in the expression of interest how the project is an urgent and critical need in your setting)
  • OR your problem aligns with the specific theme of the Themed ITP

See below for information on how to apply, or visit Training for an Individual & Themed ITP or Training for Teams for more details on the Innovator Training Program options for your situation. 

How to apply for the Individual & Themed ITP.

Round 10 ITP - Applications closed

Program Dates:

The Round 10 Innovator Training Program will run from June 2024 to August 2024.

Choose your program:

You can either choose the Themed ITP program, if it aligns with the problem you wish to address, or you can choose the Individual ITP program. 

Themed ITP

Round 10 theme: Innovative approaches to retain aged care workers.

Program delivery: 6-week program

Program dates: 24 June 2024 to 2 August 2024

Individual ITP

Round 10 Delivery schedules:

Option 1: 10-Week Program, weekly from 10 June 2024 to 16 August 2024

Option 2: 3-Week Program, alternate weeks from 10 June 2024 to 12 July 2024

Option 3: 5-Week Program, weekly from 17 June 2024 to 19 July 2024

How to apply for the Tailored & In-house ITP for a team in your organisation.

Please contact to discuss an In-house or Tailored ITP for your organisation.

For more details on the In-house ITP, visit Training for Teams.

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