Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is a consortium funded by the Australian Government to provide nationwide education and training on the care of people living with dementia.
A National Approach
DTA was established in October 2016 with the mission to improve the care and wellbeing of both the people living with dementia and the staff delivering their care.
We are combining the expertise of five universities and Dementia Australia to deliver a coordinated national approach to dementia training for individuals and organisations. Consortium members are:
University of Wollongong (consortium lead and central coordination)
La Trobe University
Queensland University of Technology
University of Western Australia
Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre (University of Tasmania)
All people living with dementia, regardless of care setting and location, receive high-quality, evidence-based care that enhances their health and wellbeing.
To improve the care and wellbeing of people living with dementia, and the wellbeing of staff delivering their care, by providing or brokering nationally consistent, high-quality knowledge translation services to aged and health care staff, managers and other professionals.
All DTA training activities attract either continuous professional development hours or a vocational level. These will be clearly marked and, where relevant, certificates of attendance or completion will be provided.
Did you know…
Visit your DTA Profile at any time to access your active courses, see your pending enrolments, view your completed courses and download a Certificate. You can also manage your personal details and password.
Click the grey Register button for the course of your choosing
Complete the requested fields e.g. Which of the following reasons best describe why you engaged with this DTA training option?
Click the Request a Booking for this Course button
You will receive an automated confirmation email and your pending course enrolment will show in your DTA Profile under My Courses > Pending Enrolments.
On the course start date, your registration will be approved and an email sent to you containing a link to get started. At this time, you can also access/begin your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button
If you don’t receive an email after registering for a course, please know that you can always access your courses and pending enrolments in your DTA Profile.
How to access a course in your DTA Profile
Log in to your DTA Profile (button website top right)
Click My Courses
You will see a list of your current courses, completed courses and pending course enrolments.
To begin a course, visit the Current Courses tab > click the green ‘Go to Course’ button
Note: Pending enrolments are approved the morning of the course start date. Once this approval process occurs, you will receive an email containing information on how to get started. At this time, you can also access/begin your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button
All course enrolments remain Pending until the morning of the course start date. At this time, pending course enrolments are approved, and an email is sent to learners containing information on how they can get started.
At this time, you can also access/commence your course by visiting your DTA Profile > My Courses > Current Courses > Click green Go to Course button
Click the Sign Up button in the top right of the screen
Enter your details in the form
Create a Username, and Submit your details
Your new DTA password will be emailed to the email address you entered during sign up.
Please check your junk/spam folder if you don’t receive the password straight after you have submitted your details.