About the Course
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the community, home or residential care setting who work under supervision and delegation as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, following an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.
These individuals take responsibility for their own outputs within the scope of their job role and delegation. 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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
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.
Suitable for a professional role as
Suitable for a professional role in:
- Senior Personal Care Assistant
- Care assistant
- Residential Support Worker
- Community care worker
Units of Study
15 units are required for award of this qualification which includes 9 Core and 6 Electives. Work Placements of at least 120 hours is mandatory.
|CHCCCS031||Provide individualised support||C|
|CHCCCS038||Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support||C|
|CHCCCS040||Support independence and wellbeing||C|
|CHCCCS041||Recognise healthy body systems||C|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||C|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically||C|
|HLTINF006||Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control||C|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||C|
|CHCAGE011||Provide support to people living with dementia||E|
|CHCAGE013||Work effectively in aged care||E|
|CHCPAL003||Deliver care services using a palliative approach||E|
|CHCDIS011||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach||E|
|CHCDIS012||Support community participation and social inclusion||E|
|CHCDIS020||Work effectively in disability support||E|