This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placements.
Suitable for a professional role as:
Units of Study
13 units are required for award of this qualification including 7 core units and 6 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in the CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0.
|CHCCCS015 – Provide individualised support|
|CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being|
|CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs|
|CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Observations, Group Work, Assignments, Projects, Presentations etc.