Do you have a passion for people, and want to provide person-centred support in aged care or disability? This qualification will support you to gain the skills and knowledge you need to get started.
Possible positions include:
- Family support worker
- Community care worker
- Residential support worker
- Home care assistant
There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this qualification as per the training package. Students will however be required to obtain a National Police Check that has no offences listed that would exclude them from working in the community services sector with vulnerable persons.
You may also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) should the work require you to be in the vicinity of children and/or a NDIS Worker Check (NDISWC) clearance if it is a requirement of the work placement site.
Our training options are flexible to meet the needs of every student. Training options include face to face, a combination of face to face and online, work based training or traineeships. Average course duration is between 12-18 months.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Select for a detailed list of core and elective units
The total number of units - 15
- Core units - 9
- Elective units - 6
|Provide individualised support
|Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Communicate and work in health or community services
|Work with diverse people
|Work legally and ethically
|Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
|Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
|Support community participation and social inclusion
|Assist with communication using augmentative and alternative communication methods
|Work effectively in disability support
|Work with people with mental health issues
Elective units may vary. Please
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Smart and Skilled funding
This training is subsidised by the New South Wales Government. Eligibility criteria applies and concession fees are available for some students. Find out more at Smart and Skilled - Are You Eligible? Fee-for-service and personalised payment plan options are also available.
Additional Course Details
Additional information about the course can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHC33021
Please contact our office on 1300 483 786 if you have any questions. We can discuss customisation of the course to suit your needs. Alternatively, you can