This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
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
18 units are required for award of this qualification including 15 core units and 3 elective units in accordance with the packaging rules specified in the CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0.
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCCCS023||Support independence and well being|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCADV001||Facilitate the interests and rights of clients|
|CHCCCS025||Support relationships with carers and families|
|CHCPAL001||Deliver care services using a palliative approach|
|CHCAGE003||Coordinate services for older people|
|CHCAGE004||Implement interventions with older people at risk|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCCCS017||Provide loss and grief support|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Observations, Group Work, Assignments, Projects, Presentations etc.