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Meet the team at IRT Academy

IRT Academy, as part of the IRT Group, have been a registered training organisation since 1997, delivering accredited and non-accredited Aged and Community Care courses.

Our expert Educators have extensive experience working in the industry and training Aged and Community Care staff.

Tania Tsiamis

Group Head IRT Academy

Tania has worked with IRT Group since 2011 and has led IRT Academy and IRT Learning & Development for much of that time.

Tania has worked in the training space for over 20 years and understands both the needs of the Aged Care industry as well as the individuals who aspire to have a meaningful career in this rewarding space.

“I love my work and I love that we do important work.  Developing people’s skills and capabilities to help older Australians lead their best life is at the heart of what we do.”

Sue Boye

RTO Manager IRT Academy

Sue is a highly experienced education/VET consultant and RTO manager with extensive vocational education knowledge and highly developed skills in educational assessment, coaching, secondary education and lesson planning.

She has more than 30 years’ experience working in educational leadership and management with teaching experience in hospitality, business and leadership management related qualifications.  

“My passion in vocational education is due to its design – creating students who are ‘work-ready’ through skills-based competency learning”

Team Training

Trainers/Assessors

Our IRT Academy trainer/assessor team are industry experts in their own right with more than 180 years’ combined experience in the field and as educators. With strong and diverse backgrounds in aged care, home care, nursing, first aid and leadership and management, they bring their real world know-how and expertise to the student experience.

Our supportive and experienced team also includes specialists in the areas of palliative care, dementia support and medication administration and management. They possess a real passion for aged care and take great pride in developing the skills and knowledge that truly make a difference to the lives of older Australians.

Team Service & Support

Learning solutions team

When you need to contact us during your studies, this cracking team will be there for you. 

Going above and beyond to make sure your experience is everything you need, our Learning Solutions Team manage your student journey and so much more.

“The favourite part of my job is helping our students. We’re not only assisting them to get through their qualification but teaching lifelong skills to make capable and confident learners.” – Naomi Heylin, Learning Solutions Team Manager

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